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Aphasia Articles

Intensive Aphasia Therapy, What it is and what it isn’t


Expectations are extremely important to address in intensive therapy, but also in other parts of our lives. Expectations are what our minds create based upon experiences and desires.
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A Lesson in Chemistry - Finding the Right Aphasia Therapist For You!


Families with aphasia that come to our center tend to be very motivated. They are ready for anything at any time and are excited to be working so hard.
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The Best Approach to your Aphasia Therapy (or Show Up and Do It Anyway)


“We’re definitely going to have to set up a schedule for therapy at home”. This caregiver’s wise words will lead to better outcomes over time.
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Mentally Preparing for Intensive Aphasia Therapy


For some people the decision to pursue intensive aphasia therapy has been a long time coming. For others, as was the case in my experience, it happens quickly as an act of desperation and defiance. Whether is was a spur of the moment decision or not,
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Standing in Your Own Way in Aphasia Progress


Families with aphasia that come to our center tend to be very motivated. They are ready for anything at any time and are excited to be working so hard. Typically if a family has gone through all of the planning to complete intensive aphasia therapy, then they’re ready to learn new things.
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It’s Not Me, It’s You - When You Don’t Like Your Speech Therapist


Occasionally it happens, your loved one just isn’t happy with the speech therapist he’s seeing. Since all of our clients are here for five hours a day, there are five different therapists working with each client.
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The Aphasia Caregiver - Hero or Villain?


We often judge others by their actions, but judge ourselves by our intentions. We often see just one side of someone’s behavior and judge them based upon that behavior
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The Importance of Pacing Yourself in Aphasia Recovery


You eat, sleep and breathe therapy. After all, what harm can it do? This is the wrong question. Instead ask “how much good is pushing this hard going to do?”
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Stepping Away from Aphasia Therapy - It’s Ok to Take a Break


I get it! You’re committed to your aphasia recovery. You and your loved one have decided to devote x hours a day
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The Ugly Things No One Wants to Talk About In Aphasia Caregiving


After hearing your story about how aphasia has affected your everyday life, your well-meaning friends and family are eager to shower you with praise. Sometimes you try to downplay it, or share some deep life lesson that being a caregiver has taught you. What you may really want to say is “Actually, this sucks!”
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