Monthly Archives: November 2010

Living with Aphasia: Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

SInce this post deals primarily with aphasia, I have reposted it from my general blog. Aphasia can disrupt old brain patterns and sometimes hide a word from an individual. The individual has to word around the missing piece and find new ways to express his or her thoughts. But you never know when the old pieces will reappear and you can complete the puzzle the way you originally intended. Continue reading

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Living with Aphasia: Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

This is a reposting of a post on this my aphasia blog from my general blog since it deals primarily with aphasia. For individuals with aphasia, sometimes old brain pathways are distrubed and you have to teach the old dog new tricks; but sometimes when you least suspect it, the old pathways re-emerge and the old tricks come back to haunt you. Continue reading

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