Treatment of Conversation in Stroke Patients

South Africa

This talk provides a brief overview of the communication disorders that can result from stroke. This is followed by a discussion about the motivations for treating conversation specifically and the benefits and challenges inherent in this approach to intervention. The talk covers the various approaches to conversation therapy and how they vary in terms of implementation principles and practice.



  1. Brief overview  - the nature of communication disorders following stroke
  2. Motivation for treating conversation
  3. Challenges facing evidence-based practice
  4. Conversation Therapy
  5. Concluding thoughts


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