Quando tua moglie muore

Dan Browning scrive di ricerca medica  per lo Star Tribune di Minneapolis. Su questo giornale ha dedicato tante pagine alla moglie Elizabeth Cummings Browning, amorevole madre e talentuosa cantautore cui, nel 2012,  è stata diagnosticato una probabile demenza frontotemporale (FTD). E’ possibile leggere tutti i suoi articoli, struggenti, lucidi e estremamente istruttivi, anche sulla pagina Next Avenue. Qui di…

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Il problema non è la Sindrome di Down. Il problema è il PREGIUDIZIO

httpv://youtu.be/Ju-q4OnBtNU Potrebbe sembrare la solita pubblicità progresso strappalacrime virale, ma è molto di più. Certo ti commuovi anche (Satchi & Satchi sanno fare il loro sporco mestiere), ma è soprattutto un’occasione per riflettere su come non sia la condizione biologica dell’individuo a rendere una vita “impossibile” e dunque da evitare a priori, come anni di pregiudizi e (inc)ompetenze apprese…

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Sul concetto di "Dipendenza"

I am a dependent person. I eat food whose final preparation I handle myself, but which has come to me across roads laid and maintained by other people from stores staffed by other people — and even those people didn’t grow or raise or harvest or slaughter any of it. I wear clothes made by other people from cloth…

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Sul concetto di “Dipendenza”

I am a dependent person. I eat food whose final preparation I handle myself, but which has come to me across roads laid and maintained by other people from stores staffed by other people — and even those people didn’t grow or raise or harvest or slaughter any of it. I wear clothes made by other people from cloth…

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The Swedish speech interpretation service

Until recently, people with complex communication needs have had no access to professional interpreters. The Swedish Speech Interpretation Service (SSIS) is attempting to address this problem. This qualitative study reports on how 12 persons with aphasia experienced the services of a professional interpreter from the SSIS. The results are presented in two themes: (a) The purpose of using an…

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A POST-RATIONALIST VISION OF SPEECH THERAPY

da un articolo di Karina Tiripicchio (Psychologist); Rocio González Hernández (Speech and Language Therapist); Patricia Almirón Cairoli (Psychologist); Glampiero Arciero (Psychiatrist),Canary Association of Post-Rationalist PsychotherapyTenerife. Canary Islands. Spain The first noticeable effect when the speech therapy assumes the epistemological principles of the post-rationalist model is the necessity to review the concept of language and its functions. The speech…

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