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Communication Corner – June is National Aphasia Awareness Month

What is Aphasia?

An impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write

Seven tips for communicating with someone with Aphasia:

A – Ask simple questions
P – Provide choices
H – Help communicate, if asked
A – Acknowledge it, if there is frustration
S – Speak slowly and clearly
I – If you don’t understand, say so
A – Allow extra time

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