Listening To Aphasia Patient Analysis

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Agreement Especially difficult is the fact, that a story told by a narrator can be understood differently by the listener. This deserves explanation. For clarity, we are talking about two people. First: whoever wants to tell the story; the narrator. The second: the listening party; the listener. Take away The most frustrating thing is that a person is not heard. There is no one who listens to him or her. The narrator, the aphasia patient, is usually the talker. That person tells his or her story. After all, he wants to share his story. The listener does not hear the story when the aphasia patient is stammering. He takes the role of the narrator and even finishes the story for the other. That is the dangerous moment. He, the narrator, can…show more content…
That is because a listener is generally not inclined to go to someone else. My experience is that the listener does not take the time to really listen to the Careful conclusion: Listening to an elderly person who reacts and talks slower than someone else, or who is called ´dumb´ or ´confused´, has little chance of success. Knowledge that I gathered as aphasia patient and as a former social worker. This ´taking over´ the story of the narrator holds two risks: - The story of the listener has become the only ‘true’ story. - The original narrator is cut off from his or her ‘truth’. Choosing 1st On the one hand, the narrator can tell his story. Try to persuade the listener of his views. This was his original intention and action. 2nd On the other hand, hold his tongue and try to follow what happened next. Give the listener the opportunity to express his opinion. A view that replaces what the narrator wanted to say. The narrator then searches arguments which adapt his story to the reasoning of the listener. Backside The narrator is once again confronted with the fact that what he was trying to tell at the beginning - is not being heard.
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