Adult Newsletter 2 - Communication Partner Techniques for Supporting Individuals with Aphasia

We all can benefit from support from our communication partners asking questions, providing words when we can’t think of them or prompting us to provide more detail. The issues with language experienced by those with aphasia make the support of communication partners not just beneficial but essential. The successfulness of a communication interaction is not the sole responsibility of the person with aphasia. The communication partner is equally responsible for successful interactions. Use the three tips listed below to better support communication and independence for individuals with aphasia.

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