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Published on May 13, 2016

New training has loved ones helping those suffering from aphasia

by Katharin Czink and Dina Bair

The word is on the tip of your tongue … but you can’t get it out. Now imagine struggling with that challenge every day in every conversation you have.

Leora Churney, PhD, RIC Director for Aphasia Research and Treatment: “We don’t just mean a problem with speaking. We mean a problem with understanding language, expressing language, reading, writing, even math.”

It's not something you can see, but listen as Ashley Nagy tries to find the right words. At times her husband Matt helps prompt her responses.

Watch the video and read more at WGNTV.com >>