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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Stroke Diary: The Secret of Aphasia Recovery by Thomas G Broussard Jr Ph.D.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997965322
Publisher: Stroke Educator Inc
Publication date: 09/22/2016
Series: Stroke Diary , #2
Pages: 180
Sales rank: 870,605
Product dimensions: 7.52(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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