Speech & Hearing Month 2021: Communication and Swallowing Difficulties Following a Stroke


“More than two-thirds of people who have had a stroke experience communication and/or swallowing difficulties. Communication and swallowing difficulties often occur together, are usually most severe immediately after the stroke and often improve over time. Recovery can continue for many years and is most successful when rehabilitation is started as soon as possible after the stroke.

S-LPs are experts in communication and swallowing difficulties and are core members of the stroke rehabilitation team…”

Learn more about communication and swallowing difficulties following a stroke on the Speech & Hearing Month website


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