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Speech therapy after a stroke

06:00 EDT 24 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Dear Mayo Clinic: My mother had a stroke six months ago. Her mobility has returned to near normal. She can read and understands others when they speak. But she has a lot of difficulty talking, often struggling to find the words she wants to say. She's frustrated but refuses to go to speech therapy. She doesn't think it will do any good. What does speech therapy after a stroke involve? Could it help someone like my mother?

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