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Creative Communication

A friend of mine shared his communication challenges with his wife who has undergone several surgeries, rounds of chemo and radiation for brain tumors.  Since the treatments she has been suffering from aphasia, causing her trouble finding words, as well … Continue reading

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Singing helps stroke victims to talk again

When I was fifteen I remember babysitting for a Neurosurgeon and his wife down the street from my house and how somehow it wound up that my boyfriend at the time became friends with this guy. He was the best … Continue reading

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