What is a neuropsychologist? Well, we can break the word in two, to get the word ‘psychologist’ which is a doctor of the behavior. We also get the word ‘neurologist’ which is a doctor of the brain. Put them together, and you get to the specialized field of ‘neuropsychology’. This is the study of how…

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One of the members of the sub-acute care team that probably is involved with all stroke survivors is the speech-language pathologist (or SLP). The speech-language pathologist is involved in a few different types of recovery. All of these are connected to the mouth and the related systems. And all of these will hopefully improve the…

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A stroke survivor will have a hard time giving up driving if they feel that they can drive safely. In many cases, following stroke rehab, a stroke survivor can learn to drive again. The National Stroke Association estimates that about 80% of survivors successfully relearn how to drive safely. Learning to drive again after a stroke…

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