Contents: Aphasia; Apraxia of speech; Dysarthria; Communication, thinking and social skills; Tips for you; Tips for others
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Contributors and Sources
Booklet Content and Concept Development Team, Headway Ireland: Ruth Lunnon, Senior Information and Support Officer (Lead) Headway Ireland; Speech and Language Therapists Sally Conneely and Anya Leonard; Richard Stables, Information and Support Service Manager and Catherine O’Hare, Information and Support Officer, Headway Ireland.
Acknowledgements: Our gratitude goes to Aisling Creed, Senior Speech & Language Therapist, HSE Stroke Rehabilitation Team, Baggot Street, for her input into, and review of, this booklet. We are also grateful to the many Headway clients whose shared experiences made an important contribution to the development of this booklet and to the Headway staff who kindly facilitated them in this work. In addition, we wish to thank the City of Edinburgh Council for giving us permission to use their Bonington Symbol System (BSS).
- Accessible Information Guidelines for People with Aphasia. The Stroke Association, UK (2012).
- Coping with communication problems after brain injury. Caroline Prosser and Richard Norris. Headway UK (2016).
- Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology. Bryan Kolb and Ian Whishaw. Worth Publishers (2015)
- Human Neuropsychology. G Neil Martin. Pearson (2006).
- Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapy website www.iaslt.ie.
- Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Theory, Models, Therapy and Outcome. Barbara A. Wilson and others. Cambridge University Press (2009).
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