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Right Hemisphere Damage

The incidence of RHD has been reported most frequently following strokes. Several hospital-based studies have reported frequency of right hemisphere strokes ranging from 42% to 49% (Foerch et al., 2005; Hedna et al., 2013; Portegies et al., 2015). In addition, studies have reported that approximately 50%–78% of individuals with RHD exhibit one or more cognitive deficits that affect communication (Benton & Bryan, 1996; Blake, Duffy, Myers, & Tompkins, 2002; Ferré et al., 2009; Heweston, Cornwell & Shum, 2017; Joanette & Goulet, 1994; Nys et al., 2007).

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