This article provides an overview of the three major types of communication problems that occur after a stroke - aphasia, cognitive- communicative problems associated with right hemisphere damage, and dysarthria. The primary characteristics of each disorder are reviewed. Strategies for facilitating communication that can be used by the interdisciplinary team are provided.
- Cognitive-communicative disorders
- Right hemisphere brain damage
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
- Geriatrics and Gerontology