Aphasia: Nichole Reynolds, MS/CCC-SLP

Aphasia: Nichole Reynolds, MS/CCC-SLP

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Aphasia is a communication disorder that results from an injury to the brain. Though about two million Americans are living with it, very few know what aphasia is.

On this episode of Continuum, Nichole Reynolds of US Physical Therapy, Inc. joins us to discuss aphasia. Nichole holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence for Speech-Language Pathologists.

Nichole explains the basic types of aphasia and how they can affect a person’s ability to communicate. She explains how a speech-language pathologist diagnoses and treats aphasia and offers tips for communicating with an aphasic individual.

Resources

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
National Aphasia Association
American Stroke Association
Find a Speech-Language Pathologist | ASHA
Find a Support Group | National Aphasia Association
What is Aphasia? | Continuum: A Healthcare Blog

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