|Language Rehabilitation Books and Resources - Products for Stroke / Aphasia Therapy
Individuals who have suffered strokes or head injuries often have difficulty retrieving vocabulary. They may be able to recall words in some situation but not in others. Sometimes they confuse related words such as "table" and "chair." It is important to provide these individuals with opportunities to practice using language as they talk about a variety of topics. Family members can play a key role in the intervention process. Consultation with a speech-language pathologist is recommended when implementing home programs. Each client is different and has different needs.
A book that is quite popular in home programs is The Expressive Language Rehabilitation Resource. This book includes a variety of topic-centered activities that can be used to facilitate word retrieval as clients listen, think, read, and write. The activities can be presented orally or clients can read them from reproducible worksheets with large print.
The book covers topics such as shopping, sporting events, medical information, occupations, items in the news, restaurants. and traveling. For each topic activities are presented of the following types:
All of the worksheets in the book can be reproduced so that they can be used over and over. The practical, easy-to-use book is described in further detail at acadcom.com
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