BOOK REVIEW: HOW I RESCUED MY BRAIN – A PSYCHOLOGIST’S REMARKABLE RECOVERY FROM STROKE AND TRAUMA

As a forensic psychologist, David Roland often saw the toughest, most heartbreaking cases. The emotional trauma had begun to take its toll — and then the global financial crisis hit, leaving his family facing financial ruin. When he found himself in an emergency ward with little idea of how he got there, doctors wondered if [...]

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JEFF KAGAN – WRITER DOCUMENTS HIS STROKE RECOVERY JOURNEY

“Stroke recovery is a long and difficult journey. However you do get better” -Jeff Kagan. Jeff is a speaker, columnist, consultant and author following companies, products and services in wireless, telecom, cable TV and IPTV, internet, consumer electronics and tech sectors. This is his story: Almost 11 years ago I was driving my family to the ocean [...]

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THE UNDER-RECOGNIZED CONNECTION BETWEEN APHASIA AND DEPRESSION

By Crystal Johnson, MSc, MCP, RSLP, RCC Crystal Johnson, a registered clinical counsellor and Speech Language Pathologist, helps people with communication disorders achieve emotional wellness. Imagine: You are living your life, with all the regular ups and downs. One day, you suffer a stroke, suddenly losing not only your mobility and independence, but also your ability [...]

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GET MOVING!

Physical activity will help improve your health and improve your stroke recovery. Incorporating physical activity into your daily routine doesn't have to be difficult -- you don't even have to have a membership at a gym. What it does take is commitment. Thinking about adding physical activity to your life, but not sure how to [...]

By | 2015-06-09T09:29:54+00:00 June 8th, 2015|Newsletter|0 Comments