Resources for People with an ABI on Communication Changes
There are many areas of communication that can breakdown following a brain injury.
- Increase your knowledge and provide ideas for living with changes in communication,
personality or behaviour. Not all of these changes will apply to you or your situation.
- Provide information for your family, friends or services that you are working with
- Give you ideas for where you can go for further information, support or advice.
Understanding Aphasia (Language Impairment) after ABI (pdf, 160kb)
Dysarthria (Motor Speech Impairment) after ABI (pdf, 274kb)
What is Dyspraxia? (pdf, 320kb)
Social Communication (Pragmatics) changes following ABI (pdf, 158kb)
Cognitive Communication Strategies (pdf, 131kb)
Extra Strategies to help Communication – an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) approach (pdf, 170kb)
Voice Disorders following ABI (pdf, 155kb)
For further information contact ABIOS directly or seek other Speech Pathology Professional advice.
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