Communication problems after stroke

Many people have communication problems after a stroke. About a third of stroke survivors have some difficulty with speaking or understanding what others say, and this can be frightening and frustrating. This factsheet is aimed at family members and carers who support people with these difficulties. It explains the types of problems that can arise, the help and support available, and offers some tips to aid communication.

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Published April 2012, next review due December 2013.

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