Talking About Aphasia PDF ePub eBook

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Talking About Aphasia free pdf Aphasia is a language impairment which can result from a stroke. This volume draws on in-depth interviews with aphasic people to explore the experience of aphasia from the onset of stroke and loss of language to the gradual revelation of its long-term consequences. The interviewees describe the impact of aphasia on their employment, education, leisure activities, finances, personal relationships and identity. They also describe their changing needs and how well these have been met by health, social care and other services as well as the barriers they have encountered in everyday life.

About Susie Parr

Susie Parr and Sally Byng are speech and language therapists who have worked both clinically and in research with aphasic people. Sue Gilpin and Chris Ireland both trained and worked as teachers. Both had strokes which left them with aphasia.

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Author : Susie Parr
Publisher : Open University Press
Data Published : 01 October 1997
ISBN : 0335199364
EAN : 9780335199365
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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