Language and Pragmatic Disorders Associated with Right Hemisphere Brain Damage

Track: Medical Speech Pathology

Session Number: 4061
Date: Fri, Mar 2nd, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


Strokes in the right hemisphere of the brain result in a variety of problems that affect communication. This presentation will focus on deficits of  pragmatics and language, including theory of mind, humor, empathy, discourse production and discourse comprehension. Assessment and treatment of the deficits will be covered.

Session Type: Traditional

Session Type: Traditional