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“The Man Who Lost His Language” by Sheila Hale

Published by Penguin Press 2002

ISBN: 0-713-993-618

This is the story of how Sheila Hale, the wife of historian John Hale sought medical and scientific knowledge to understand his stroke. The book provides information on stroke as well as the relationship between language, intelligence, and the brain.  John could no longer speak or write after his stroke; however Sheila discusses how we can all communicate without words.

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