The author’s stroke caused aphasia—the loss of language and other neurological disabilities to the brain. Using new methods of therapy developed in part by the author and his family, lead to complete recovery. Rehabilitation included a diary, which he uses in this book to teach his processes and to show others the secrets of learning, relearning, and healing.
About the Author
Table of ContentsPreface, Introduction, Part 1-Initial Steps to Recovery, One-Speech Therapy; Two-Motivation; Three-Practice: Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing; Part 2-Beyond Speech Therapy; Four-Walking Is Thinking; Five-Problem Solving Is Learning; Six-Metaphor Is Therapy; Seven-Evidence Matters; Eight-Feedback Matters; Nine-Awareness Matters; Part 3-The Principles of Plasticity in Action; Ten-Use It Or Lose It; Eleven-Use It and Improve It; Twelve-Specificity; Thirteen-Repetition Matters; Fourteen-Intensity Matters; Fifteen-Salience Matters;
Conclusion-Enriched Speech Therapy; Glossary; Bibliography and Notes