‘I’ve learnt to communicate through art’

After losing the ability to speak, Matthew Rutherford has learnt how to communicate his emotions through art.The 39-year-old, from Derby, crashed his car in 2010 and, following 10 years of rehabilitation, was diagnosed with aphasia, a condition where a person’s speech is affected by damage to the brain.Matthew’s friend, Natasha Earith, said: “He does a…