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Nova Southeastern University Uses Art Therapy to Help Patients Regain Speech

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Patients socializing at one of the art events

Nova Southeastern University’s Speech Language Pathology center is using art therapy to help patients regain speech after a stroke and other conditions, such as aphasia, that affect their ability to speak.

IMG_3768In a recent interview with ABC Local 10, Wren S. Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, chair and assistant professor, Speech Language Pathology, NSU’s Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences, said “We see that there’s more spontaneous language, there is also a feeling better about oneself which is  key to improving your whole being and we’re seeing it through these art events.”

 

To watch the full interview, click here.