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Nova Southeastern University Uses Art Therapy to Help Patients Regain Speech


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.