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 The Aphasia Experimental Laboratory carries out rehabilitation programs with a focus on

  • Planning of a personal rehabilitation pathway to develop new communication strategies and skills
  • Stimulating emotional and cognitive capacities through group activities to help overcome social withdrawan
  • Supporting role change and social reintegration
  • Providing support to families of people with aphasia during therapy and rehabilitation, helping them to make realistic expectations about treatment and to learn copings strategies for adjusting to aphasia

 

Treatment methods

The treatment approach primarily focuses on therapeutic and small group activities.

 

Groups

The activities are carried out in small groups.

Before participating in group activities, patients undergo a screening test to determine the grade of deficit,  their neurological, psychological and relational condition.

 

Rehabilitation pathways

 

  • Practical-functional communication groups
    Communication skills laboratory for patients with severe  and mild  deficits
  • Neuropsychology laboratory
  •         Expression therapyArt therapy laboratory
    Dance movement
    Music therapy
  • Recreational activities
    Reading newspapers and conversation
    Watching videos
  • Psychological services for patients with acquired deficit
    Support for people with acquired deficits
    Support for families of people with acquired deficits
  • Continuity of care
    In collaboration with the Speech, Language and Hearing Service - Molinette Hospital.