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Music Therapy and Aphasia

Posted Dec 16 2009 12:00am


Harvey Alter, president and founder of the International Aphasia Movement
Aphasia Support Group, St. Vincent's
Marymount Aphasia Group
St. Vincent's Aphasia Therapy Group

What would you think if you met a person who had lost his ability to speak after having a stroke, but who could sing with perfect clarity? Harvey Alter, president and founder of the International Aphasia Movement.

What would you think if you met a person who had lost his ability to speak after having a stroke, but who could sing with perfect clarity?

Harvey Alter, president and founder of the International Aphasia Movement, spoke regarding his first-hand experience on music's power to heal at the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function's 2008 Music Has Power Awards Benefit.

To find out more about the therapeutic use of music in speech rehabilitation, visit http://www.imnf.org or call (718) 519-5840.
Category: Music
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Aphasia Music Therapy Neurologic Function Harvey Alter
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