Neuropsychology Intervention Following a Stroke

At our June Stroke Support Group we were joined by the lovely Michelle Jackson, a neuropsychologist. She led a discussion around her role in stroke rehabilitation. This is what she had to share: "Neuropsychological rehabilitation is the ongoing treatment of those who have suffered a stroke, or any kind of neurological injury to the brain. … Continue reading Neuropsychology Intervention Following a Stroke

How Caregivers can help their autistic child with communication development, play and behaviour

  Tips for talking to your child during play: Talk to your child at the level that they can talk – if your child can only say one word at a time, do not talk too much – use one or two words to talk back. Be excited and fun when you talk to them … Continue reading How Caregivers can help their autistic child with communication development, play and behaviour

WHAT IS AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER?

    Autism Spectrum Disorder, also referred to simply as “autism”, is a pervasive neurodevelopmental disorder. This means it is a disorder that affects brain development. Early signs of autism are typically present before the age of 3. A definitive cause of autism remains unknown, however there is ongoing research to attempt to establish causal … Continue reading WHAT IS AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER?