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 8 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 stroke survivors (including TIAs/mini-strokes) with communication difficulties, living in the western regions of Northern Ireland.