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Five Tips for Communicating With a Person Who Has Aphasia

By iCommunicare | June 1, 2021

Speak in a slightly slower speech rate and remember you are talking to an adult. Avoid talking “childlike.”Use visual supports.  As you are talking, use a whiteboard or blank paper to print salient, relevant words to enhance the message you are relaying. Point to items in your surroundings that relate to your message. Use gestures, drawings, facial expressions for […]

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Yeah, Man!

By Abbe Simon | March 22, 2022

Yeah, Man! Sometimes people with aphasia say a particular word or phrase over and over and over again.  The words can be spoken in different ways; they can sound like questions, they can come across as endearing, or they can be spoken with a negative tone depending on what the person with aphasia is trying […]

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