Resources for Families and Support Workers on Communication Changes
Many people experience changes in the way they communicate following an acquired brain injury. These changes can impact on family members and carers and cause worry and stress.
Understanding Aphasia after Acquired Brain Injury (pdf, 160kb)
Originally developed by UK Connect the Disability Communication Network, this resource is a useful tool when communicating with people with Aphasia:
Ten top tips for Talking with people with Aphasia (pdf, 302kb)
Dysarthria following Acquired Brain Injury (pdf, 239kb)
What is Dyspraxia? (pdf, 294kb)
Dyspraxia – Strategies to assist (pdf, 288kb)
Cognitive Communication Strategies (pdf, 172kb)
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) (pdf, 168kb)
Voice disorders following Acquired Brain Injury (pdf, 134kb)
Further information and advice can also be obtained by contacting ABIOS directly or seeking other Professional advice.