Lauren Barnathan, M.S., CCC-SLP tells her personal story of suffering from an ischemic CVA. From the initial onset of symptoms, her last memories before intubation, and even a swallow evaluation administered by her colleagues — she covers it all! She shares her unique insights as a SLP-turned-patient, and describes how this experience has forever impacted her clinical practice.

In this episode:
-Emergent interventions and rationale for treatment of stroke
-Approaching education and treatment of neuro patients
-The mental recovery process after stroke
-The importance involving patients and families in developing a personal/ functional plan of care

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