IPads aid treatment for stroke survivors

3 July 2012

Grace Jonasson’s iPad was a game-changer for her stroke treatment. The 50-year-old, who had a stroke three years ago, keeps a daily journal on her iPad and uses apps to improve her speech and memory.

“I’ve almost gotten my old self back,” she said. “It’s sped up my recovery.”

At first blush it may seem an unusual treatment method, but a new program is putting iPads in the hands of stroke patients in northern Manitoba who may not have access to regular treatment.

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