If you’ve suffered a brain injury, one of the specialists you may be referred to is what’s called a speech-language pathologist. That is a specialist that will help the brain injury victim overcomes some of the common symptoms that they’re experiencing. As part of your appointment, there will be a formal assessment, which will involve completing a number of different tests, which will show the speech-language pathologist different areas of weakness you’re experiencing. Then throughout the appointment, there will be an informal assessment, which is the speech-language pathologist observing different types of problems that you may be having. Following a brain injury, the most common types of problems that one experiences involve cognitive communication problems. Those are different types of problems including word-finding difficulties, planning problems, organizational skills. A speech-language pathologist can help you in overcoming those types of problems. At Rozek Law Offices, we have experience dealing with speech-language pathologists, and the right treatment really helps.
What to Expect If You Have Been Referred to a Speech Pathologist
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Randy has been helping to protect and rebuild the lives of his injured clients for nearly two decades. He is a nationally-recognized leader in the representation of brain injury survivors and he is regularly asked to speak to other lawyers around the country on brain injury related legal topics.