Impact of aphasia on a person’s ability to maintain an acting career/performing

From my career experiences, people with aphasia might need to quit or step away from their acting careers. Chances of one continuing with their performing career are very few as aphasia negatively impacts cognitive functions, including troubled communication, ineffective writing, reading, and understanding what people say to you. Effective verbal or non-verbal communication is an important aspect of acting; aphasia can bring an individual’s acting career as they lack the proper cognitive function to communicate, understand, and express themselves effectively. 

Most Widely Used Treatments for The Condition

The most common aphasia treatments include speech therapy, compensatory assistance, and restorative treatment, depending on the victim’s symptoms.

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