For many people with aphasia, there is some evidence that communication partner training can increase the effectiveness of their interactions with their loved ones, even though this type of therapy does not directly impact their ability to produce sounds, words or sentences.
Cognitive fallacies are unfounded and inaccurate thoughts that taint and twist our understanding of reality. These beliefs take root in our minds through our subjective experiences and reinforce negative thoughts and emotions, which add greater negativity to our self-perception. Here are the four cognitive fallacies that you didn’t realize your mind might be committing.
The two main tenets of practice in healthcare are: evidence-based practice, and client-centred practice. Speech-language pathologists must consider the best ways to practice, by keeping scientific evidence and the individuality of their clients in mind, while also considering how a given strategy will fit with a client’s individual needs.
Prosody describes the pitch, loudness, and rhythm of speech. It is understood in two components: stress and intonation, and has multiple layers that subtly yet dynamically impact our message’s meanings. To learn more about Prosody, one of our Speech Language Pathologists explains further.