ABOUT BRIGHTER PATHWAYS SPEECH & SWALLOWING SERVICES
A cognitive communication impairment can result from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), a stroke, an infection, a brain tumor, or a degenerative disease such as, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), Alzheimer’s disease, or another type of dementia. Since the brain is controlled by various structures within the brain, any damage to the brain can cause a cognitive-communication impairment. Treatment plans are created based on the severity of the impairment and individual needs of the patient and family considering each case is unique. Speech-language pathologists work with clients and family members to restore function, ensure safety in a natural environment, facilitate communication, compensate for deficits, and educate on the disorder and its treatment. In our experience, working with clients within a comfortable environment has helped in the transfer of learned skills outside of therapy sessions.
A Cognitive-Communication Evaluation & Therapy Is Recommended if You or Your Loved One Has Any of the Following Symptoms:
Difficulty functioning independently due to difficulty with:
Difficulty managing home or maintaining a job or business due to difficulty:
We Are Here to Help
Although our loved ones may not be present in our reality, it’s important to look past the diagnosis and meet them where they are in order to connect on a deeper level.
Call (570) 979-1199 to learn more.