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stroke occurs on the right side of the brain, a
person's ability to judge distance, size, position, rate of movement, form, and
the way parts relate to the whole is affected (spatial-perceptual problems).
People with these problems may have more trouble learning to care for
Signs of perception problems are often noticed by the caregiver of a
person who has had a stroke. These signs may include:
People with perception problems—even minor ones—should not drive a
Some tips for working with someone who has perception problems
include the following:
January 3, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Karin M. Lindholm, DO - Neurology
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