Approximately two million people have aphasia, a language disorder, caused by a stroke or brain injury. In particular, Lingraphica, who deals with individuals with language and cognitive disorder, indicates
It is a neurological condition caused by damage to the portions of the brain responsible for language, and it does not affect intelligence. Because language plays such a central role in our daily lives, aphasia can be very challenging. Individuals with aphasia may find it difficult to speak, understand speech, and read and write.
Similarly, numerous individuals with aphasia dealing with their “new” arena feel:
- frustrated or,
- to be frank, scared to bits.
I say, bring it on!
Mind Over Matter
For this reason, suffering a stroke in 1991 and, originally, diagnosed with global aphasia, I truly fathom:
- a positive thinking,
- lots of practice and
- ultimate enthusiasm over the long run can
do enormous improvements.
The naysayers theorize that I won’t achieve my goals and dreams forever. In fact, they say my best days will be a dash for all eternity because of my injury.
It’s all a mind shift to being optimistic and forward-looking, my friends.
By and large, you, too, are resilient on your plan, yet your method alters just a little bit due to your ailment. Never underestimate your desires, though, whether you acquire aphasia or not.
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