Aphasia, Neurological disorder, Neuro motor disorders, How to communicate with a person with aphasia?

If you live with a person with aphasia then there are some best ways to communicate with a person with aphasia. These are- -give proper time to aphasic person to respond, after speaking -use simple and short sentences -ask close questions I. e having yes, no answers -avoid interruptions and corrections in aphasic person’s language – avoid finishing their sentences -avoid distractions like background noise, tv etc -use pen, paper to write down -use drawing, pictures, objects to support them -if they have difficulty in finding right word then ask them to describe For more information contact to speech language pathologist in your area.

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