Brain plasticity: Evaluation question 1
Jack and Jill’s mother has recently had a stroke. Initially she was unable to talk at all, but she has begun to recover some of her speech, although she still cannot make proper sentences and her vocabulary is very limited. Jack is very encouraged by the progress that his mother is making and does not want her to have any therapeutic intervention. Jill disagrees and wants their mother to start speech therapy as soon as possible.
Using your knowledge of brain plasticity and functional recovery, explain to Jack and Jill which one of them is likely to have the better strategy and why