10: Symptoms & Approaches to Care after Brain Injury with Speech-Language Pathologist Amber Kloess
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In episode 10 of Brightway Answers, we interview Speech-Language Pathologist Amber Kloess with questions submitted by brain injury survivors and caregivers.
In this episode, Amber answers questions like:
- What speech, language, and cognitive issues are common after a brain injury?
- What can I do about these symptoms?
- When do survivors usually become more aware of their symptoms after a brain injury?
Amber is a licensed speech-language pathologist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of traumatic brain injury and other neurological disorders. She is the owner of Salient Speech and Language Therapy in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a certified brain injury specialist and holds masters degrees in both medical physiology and speech-language pathology. Her unique background helps to thoroughly educate clients on the brain-behavior relationships and how they affect functioning in daily life. Amber has experience in a variety of settings, including private practice, outpatient, supported community programs, and skilled nursing facilities. She prides herself in providing client-centered, functional treatment goals to improve independence across all areas of speech, language, and cognitive-communicative functioning.
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