ARC's Guide to Living with Aphasia: Practical Advice for People with Aphasia & Their Loved Ones (Paperback)
ARC's Guide to Living with Aphasia is by a caregiver, stroke survivor, and a speech therapist and the insight learned from hundreds of people with aphasia from The Aphasia Recovery Connection, which is a nonprofit. This book will help you navigate the aphasia journey with tips and advice.ARC's Guide to Living with Aphasia will walk alongside you on your journey from working with health professionals in the hospital to rehab and therapy options. We cheer you on. And give you support. You will find resources for support both online and off - including how to join others on the same journey. Carol Dow-Richards, ARC Director, knows this journey all too well as her son David had a massive stroke resulting in global aphasia. Her son was unable to read, write, or talk. One doctor suggested putting him in a nursing home. Today, David is walking again. Talking again. He is living independently and has an active life. But it wasn't easy. Carol and David started The Aphasia Recovery Connection, an award-winning nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the isolation of aphasia. Now, they share their story and examples from people with aphasia they've met over the years. -Tips and strategies-Resources-Real-life examples-Compassionate and caring insightLiving with aphasia is a difficult road, but you are not alone and ARC's Guide to Living with Aphasia can help you at whatever point you are on your journey.Amanda Anderson, M.S. CCC-SLP, offers her professional advice and guidance as a practicing speech therapist. She is also the author of the STAR Workbooks for people with aphasia. David Dow also co-authored the popular, "Healing the Broken Brain," with his brother. Dr. Mike Dow is a New York Times Best Selling author and brain health expert. The Aphasia Recovery Connection (ARC) is award-winning nonprofit 501(c)3 started by stroke survivor David Dow and his mother, Carol Dow-Richards. The nonprofit supports families with events, resources, education, and has the largest Facebook Group for families dealing with aphasia. Carol and David are both award-winning aphasia advocates, speakers at national conferences, and committed to supporting families as they navigate the aphasia journey. LEARN MORE ABOUT ARC, The Aphasia Recovery Connection: www.AphasiaRecoveryConnection.org.