Will I get better?

26 May 2021

PhD candidate Bonnie Cheng from UQ’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences featured on ABC Radio National discussing speech pathologists’ reflections on answering the question ‘Will I get better?’ asked by people living with aphasia.

If you’ve ever had a long-term medical condition, or you’re close to someone who has, you’ll know that the question at the top of your mind is “when will I get better”? And that the answer is often not a satisfying one.

So why are medicos often so bad at giving us a straight answer to this question – and how could they respond better?

Listen to the episode