BBC News tells a story about aphasia

BBC News has published an article about Graham Pawley, who suffers from post-stroke aphasia. He ”is an unusual case in that he can understand everything but say virtually nothing back. He has to get by with ”yes” and ”no”.”

Paul Webley (left) and Graham Pawley - photo by Ed Ram, BBC News

Graham Pawley (to the right) is the man who can only say yes and no – photo by Ed Ram, BBC News

In the article we get to know Graham and his dreams about the future. The important difference between being able to say ”yes” and ”no” on one hand, and not being able to say anything else on the other hand, becomes very clear to me when reading about Graham.

Read the entire article here!

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