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. These 12 week group programmes are professionally led by a Speech and Language Therapist and focus 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 those who are affected by communication difficulties following a stroke. This includes stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes) of any age, and people with disabilities caused by stroke, living in the northern regions of Northern Ireland.