Conversation Starters: 5 Easy Ways to Get People Talking

A conversation can be one of the most enjoyable ways to work on a variety of speech-language therapy goals. Sometimes just starting the conversation, however, can be among the most challenging parts of therapy. For the introverted clinician, or anyone else who needs help getting started, here are five easy ways to get people talking. Number three is a great way to gain some valuable insight along the way.

By |January 21st, 2015|Aphasia and Apraxia, Brain Injury, Dysarthria, Home User Learning Hub, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on Conversation Starters: 5 Easy Ways to Get People Talking

Speech Therapy: What to Expect and How to Ask for What You Want

Finding yourself or a loved one suddenly enrolled in speech therapy following a stroke or brain injury can add further stress to an overwhelming time. While it may start out as an experience you’d rather not have, soon you may find its something you can’t get enough of. Here are some tips for making the most of the time you have in speech therapy.

What is Left Neglect?

Left neglect is a neurological disorder common after a right-sided stroke. Learn the terminology associated with hemispatial neglect, then read about the best practices and latest evidence for assessment and treatment of this disorder in this post. You'll see how a person with left neglect might see the the world and perform on common assessment tasks.

By |December 17th, 2014|Brain Injury, Cognition, Speech-Language Professional Resource Center, Stroke, Tactus App Resources|Comments Off on What is Left Neglect?