Description

Our Stroke Association Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) Communication Plus Programmes have been specially designed for stroke survivors who have developed aphasia as the result of a stroke.This 6 week programme is led by a Speech and Language Therapist and focuses on a ‘Total Communication Approach’ to communicating (more than just speech).Stroke Survivors will have an individual stroke recovery plan containing their communication goals and have the opportunity to meet and share experiences with other stroke survivors living with a communication disability after having a stroke.

This service offers:

Support to build new communication strategies tailored to your needs;The opportunity to practise communication, and gain confidence in dealing with everyday situations;Support from others in a similar situation to you;Information, advice and emotional support;Help and guidance on aphasia and other communication disabilities following a stroke, for carers, families and friends.

Who is this service for?

This service is for stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes) with communication difficulties, living in Belfast.

Please also visit stroke.org.uk for more info.

If you are unable to find a suitable service in your area, contact our Stroke Helpline on 0303 3033 100, or email helpline@stroke.org.uk, and we may be able to put you in touch with alternative support.

You can also search for clubs and groups in your area.

Service type: 
Communication Support

Location

The Stroke Association
Rushmere House
46 Cadogan Park
BELFAST
County Antrim
BT9 6HH

Contact

Catherine LowryCatherine.Lowry@stroke.org.uk07947 273033