There are more than 6 million stroke survivors living in the United States. But for many of these victims, the high cost of care can bring their recovery to an abrupt halt. Healing a stroke-damaged brain takes time and expensive therapy, but when insurance money runs out too soon, the patient never fully heals.
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Enter speech therapist Darlene Williamson. She started the non-profit Stroke Comeback Center, a privately funded rehabilitation center that works with stroke victims when their benefits run out. Through constructive group sessions, cutting-edge technology and creative lower-cost therapy regiments, the center helps patients suffering from aphasia rewire their brains and their lives.
My Generation’s Andy Field unveils the amazing work being done at this life-changing facility.
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