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Speech-Language Pathologists Tell People with TBI to "Think Smart, Not Hard"
SLPs use effective strategies for their patients with TBI based on the model of "goal, plan, predict, do, and review." With practice, this thought process can become subconscious again making, day-to-day tasks easier.
Produced by Victoria Tilney McDonough, Brian King, and Jared Schaubert, BrainLine.
Inbal Eshel, MA, CCC-SLP, is the lead traumatic brain injury speech-language pathologist (SLP) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC). She treats active duty service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, providing diagnostic and therapeutic interventions aimed at minimizing cognitive and language deficits and maximizing quality of life.
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