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Coping with communication problems after brain injury

Coping with communication problems after brain injury

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This booklet describes the many forms of speech, language and communication problems caused by brain injury. Practical strategies are provided for people with a brain injury, their families, carers and friends who are trying to cope with these difficulties.

Contents include

  • Introduction
  • What is communication?
  • Verbal communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Social communication
  • Communication in the early stages of recovery
  • Coma
  • Post-traumatic amnesia
  • Rehabilitation - speech and language therapy
  • Long-term communication difficulties
  • Altered levels of consciousness
  • Language impairment - aphasia (and dysphasia)
  • Speech difficulties
  • Cognitive communication difficulties
  • Communication aids

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