Aphasic turned SLP

When I was 16 years old, I was in a terrible car Accident and had a traumatic brain injury affecting the left side of my brain. Because of my TBI, I lost the ability to talk, walk, swallow, etc. By the grace of God and some very good therapists, I regained all of these skills. Now, 14 years later, I am a speech-language pathologist in a skilled nursing facility. I continue to have word finding difficulties, but every day I work with a person who has aphasia, I gain a new respect for the people who helped me