Chwat, noting that an increasing number of the club's stroke victims are in their 30's, 40's and 50's. Roughly half the victims lose all or part of their linguistic facility, at least for a time.
They may be unable to form intelligible words or sentences, to understand spoken or written language or to name objects.
Gail Gurland, a speech pathologist and the program's clinical and research director.
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