aphasia

Communication Partner Training

By |2020-04-27T13:40:07+00:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Aged Care, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , |

They say that communication is a two-way street. There are always two or more people involved in an interaction. So when communication breaks down, maybe both people need to make changes so that communication can be better? That is essentially what communication partner training is all about. In this article, I'll explain what it [...]

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Aphasia Therapists

By |2020-02-19T03:59:26+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , |

Aphasia is a communication disorder that often occurs after stroke or brain injury. It can cause difficulty with speaking, understanding, reading and writing. Importantly, aphasia does NOT affect intelligence. I’m not going to spend time here talking more about what aphasia is. If you want to read more about that, you can check out [...]

Group communication therapy

By |2017-09-27T11:08:45+00:00June 12th, 2017|Categories: Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , |

We have wanted to offer group communication therapy for a long time now, and finally we are ready! Please spread the word. Groups are a fun, supportive way to practice communication skills. They are a recommended method of treatment after a stroke (read more here: Australian Aphasia Rehab Pathway). Our therapy groups are going to be dynamic. [...]

What is Aphasia?

By |2016-09-19T11:50:31+00:00April 16th, 2015|Categories: Rehabilitation|Tags: , , |

Ay-fay-zia is a communication disorder that is common after stroke. We are lucky to have world-leading aphasia researchers right here in Australia. They recently got together to write the Australian Aphasia Rehabilitation Pathway. You can find out more about it here. The pathway shows that people with aphasia may continue to improve in speech therapy more than [...]