Talking about Aphasia: Living with Loss of Language after Stroke / Edition 1

Talking about Aphasia: Living with Loss of Language after Stroke / Edition 1

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by Susie Parr, Sally Byng, Sue Gilpin, Chris Ireland
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335199365
Publisher:
Open University Press
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on the authors
Foreword
Preface
1What is aphasia?1
2'Is frightened. Is frightened': the early experience of stroke and aphasia9
3'The thing is - what job?': work, leisure and aphasia25
4'Can I get a word in edgeways?': family friends and aphasia44
5'Lost in the undertow': health, social care and voluntary services for people with aphasia63
6'Everything seems a secret': information and aphasia87
7'Doing the inside work': the meaning of aphasia101
8'They cannot see it so how will they know?': aphasia and disability117
9'I'm fed up of saying I'm sorry': learning to live with aphasia134
Appendix: About the project139
Further reading143

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