Stroke Diary: The Secret of Aphasia Recovery

Stroke Diary: The Secret of Aphasia Recovery

by Thomas G Broussard Jr Ph.D.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997965322
Publisher: Stroke Educator Inc
Publication date: 09/22/2016
Series: Stroke Diary , #2
Pages: 180
Sales rank: 571,022
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Thomas G. Broussard, Jr., Ph.D., founded Stroke Educator, Inc. He is running a 50-state Aphasia Awareness Campaign, talking about stroke, aphasia, and recovery. His first book, Stroke Diary: A Primer for Aphasia Therapy, was the first of the trilogy. He was a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, naval officer, naval shipbuilder, and a business owner in career development and training.

Table of Contents

Preface, 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

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