Climbing the Mountain: Stories of Hope and Healing After Stroke and Brain Injury

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Candis Fancher, Lindsey McDivitt, Jacquelyn B. Fletcher
Fairview Press, Aug 1, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 203 pages
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Suffering a stroke or brain injury, or seeing a loved one affected this way, can be one of the most devastating times in life, but you don¿t have to go through it alone. This sensitive volume brings together an inspiring collection of stories from victims of stroke and brain injuries and their families, chronicling the amazing transformations in communication and cognitive abilities that can occur on the road to recovery. Climbing the Mountain also reveals how simple therapeutic techniques and strategies can enhance a patient¿s ability to maximize brain potential and aid the recovery process. While acknowledging that not all outcomes are positive, these stories provide guidance to patients and families unclear of what the future really holds.

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Jacquelyn B. Fletcher is a freelance writer, marketing and publishing professional, stepdaughter, and stepmother of three young children. She writes for "Your Stepfamily and Daughters", and has contributed to numerous other publications. She teaches writing at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, where she lives.

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