How would you feel if you suddenly lost the ability to talk? This week Christine is joined by Speech Language Pathologist, Annie, who explains her very important role in helping patients talk and eat after significant impairment from diagnoses such as strokes, dementia, and Parkinson’s. This often overlooked profession of therapists is crucial in returning joy to many patients’ lives.

 

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Antidotes, Stories in Medicine continues to support a donation drive for prior guest Dan who is participating in the LLS Firefighter Stair Climb at the Columbia Center in March 2019. For more information see our facebook page.

 

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Disclaimer: This podcast is not meant to provide medical advice. Always consult with your own health care professional. Names, locations, times & any other potentially identifying information about cases discussed have been changed to protect privacy.

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