Can I tell you about having a Stroke?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

Can I tell you about having a Stroke?: A guide for friends, family and professionals

by Lisa Taylor, Swee Hong Chia, Katie Stanton
     
 

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Meet Fred - a man who has had a stroke. Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone who has had a stroke and the ways in which they might have to adapt their lifestyle. He also gives advice on how to offer support to someone who has had a stroke, from diagnosis

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Meet Fred - a man who has had a stroke. Fred invites readers to learn about what it is like to have a stroke from his perspective, helping them to understand the challenges faced by someone who has had a stroke and the ways in which they might have to adapt their lifestyle. He also gives advice on how to offer support to someone who has had a stroke, from diagnosis through to rehabilitation. With illustrations throughout, this useful book will be ideal for anyone who knows someone who has had a stroke, from child to adult. It will help readers to understand and explain what a stroke is and encourage open discussion among family members, carers and friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857009135
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
08/21/2014
Series:
Can I tell you about...?
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
64
File size:
4 MB

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Meet the Author

Dr Lisa Taylor and Swee Hong Chia are both lecturers in Occupational Therapy at the University of East Anglia, UK. Lisa has extensive experience in the field of neurological rehabilitation. She has formulated and evaluated a treatment programme for individuals who have experienced visual problems following a stroke. Swee has publications within the area of perceptual difficulties. Katie Stanton is a Bristol-based illustrator who studied Contemporary Art at the University of Huddersfield.
Dr Lisa Taylor is a lecturer in Occupational Therapy at the University of East Anglia, UK. Lisa has extensive experience in the field of neurological rehabilitation. She has formulated and evaluated a treatment programme for individuals who have experienced visual problems following a stroke.
Swee Hong Chia is a lecturer in Occupational Therapy at the University of East Anglia, UK. He has extensive experience of teaching the theoretical aspects of groups and using groups to maintain or facilitate change with people of all ages who have developmental disabilities and cognitive difficulties. Swee also has publications within the area of perceptual difficulties.

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