Category Archives: Aphasia

Stroke: Cognitive Deficits

Over the past few weeks we’ve discussed some of the communication deficits that can arise from experiencing a stroke and how therapy with a speech-language pathologist can help. Today, we conclude our stroke series with one more type of stroke-induced … Continue reading

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Stroke: Language Deficits

In last week’s blog, we discussed two speech deficits that can result from a stroke: dysarthria and apraxia. This week, we’ll discuss another stroke-induced communication deficit: aphasia. Unlike dysarthria and apraxia, aphasia is a disorder

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Recognizing the Signs of a Stroke

One of the most common causes of communication disabilities in adults are strokes and the neurological damage that follows. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, either by a blockage or leak. In both cases, … Continue reading

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Better Speech and Hearing Month: Stroke and Aphasia

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month! So SANY is dedicating this month’s blogs to raising awareness about different types of communication disorders. This week, we focus on some of the communication difficulties that people may experience after having a … Continue reading

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