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Adult Expressive Language Disorder
Yes: Expressive language problems are usually due to brain synthesis of intended output. Dysgraphia is more peripheral & refers to problems writing. One could have verbal expressive problems & no dysgraphia. Or dysgraphia & no expressive problems. ...Read more
They're related: In expressive aphasias, the individual knows what he/she wants to say but has difficulty communicating it to others. The form of communication can be spoken words or written words. Dysgraphia is an impairment in the ability to write and therefore can contribute to expressive aphasia. Further reading: http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/dysgraphia/dysgraphia. Htm ...Read more
At what age? What: Are the person's non-verbal abilities? What is the genetic or other medical cause of the person's Neurodevelopmental Disorder? Remediation is more successful in children, especially if begun in infancy or < age 2; circumvention, in older children & adults. Give verbal information at the person's language level, promote his verbal expression & find alternate methods of communication for him. ...Read more
Quite: Possible. Seek evaluation please.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a child have expressive language disorder even though all neural and psychological tests come out normal?
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Adult speech/lang: An adult speech language evaluation can last 1 to 2 hours. First a detailed history about the presenting problem is obtained from the patient or family member. Reading, writing, speaking and listening skills may be evaluated. If the voice is is thought to be the problem, then a video recording or video stroboscopy is performed to check vocal cord movement. Breathing pattern is also evaluated. ...Read more
What are the most common crimes among people with serious mental disorders? I am researching for my AP Language 11 class.
Research: Being victims of violent crimes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: With progression of alzheimer's disease people may not be able to speak at all. ...Read more
Daughter age 5. Speech and language say she has understanding, vocabulary, processing, poor concentration and her language is disordered what is wrong?
Hard to say: This is a complex issue that cannot be addressed without a complete evaluation of the child.Physical exam, testing and the input of speech and language pathologists are needed. Even then, the problem may be defined but the origin may remain elusive. Some kids have this as part of another set of developmental problems while others are otherwise normal. Look for answers with a developmental specialist. ...Read more
My 6 yr old was diagnosed with pdd-nos ADHD odd tics anxiety and expressive and receptive language disorder how do I deal with the melt downs?
Not forget: Injuries to the language centers of the brain can cause a condition called expressive aphasia, where the person can't speak or has great difficulty in finding words. Receptive aphasia can occur where a person may speak some, but can't understand what is being said to him/her. These are very frustrating conditions for the patient and families and support w. speech therapy can be helpful. ...Read more
Might not be needed: The only reason I can imagine they would not work with a patient on the autism spectrum is that they may feel they do not need any help or that it may not provide any additional benefit. I would ask the therapist directly their reason for not wanting to provide services. ...Read more
Hi my daughter is 6 in sep pediatrician says my child has specific learning difficulties add also slt says language disorder / delay what's it mean?
ADHD and Specific: Learning disabilities co-occur in 30-35% of cases. Receptive &expressive language delays early on ("specific language impairment" if persistent to ~age 6) greatly increase risk of language-based learning disabilities in school. 90% of reading disorder cases stem from the brain's inability to process phonemes, the smallest units of sound in a language. Ask school for help. See lexialearning ...Read more
Mutations of a gene: On Chromosome 17q25.3 that codes for a lysosomal enzyme that breaks down glycogen cause Glycogen Storage Disease Type II or Pompe Disease subtypes. It is autosomal recessive, the mutant gene comes from from both unaffected carrier parents. Age of onset & rate of progression of pelvic & leg, then arm & respiratory muscle weakness vary with subtype. See www. Agsdus. Org/html/typeiigsd. Html. ...Read more
No: You can't get this as an adult. A patient has this since birth but the area involved maybe so small that the patient may have gone by without having too many problems. This is called short or ultra short segment hirshsprungs disease. ...Read more
Pneumonia: The National Institutes of Health reports there are about 65, 000 patients each year in the United States and the United Kingdom who develop pleural infection. Most cases of empyema complicate community- or hospital-acquired pneumonia. There are also cases from iatrogenic causes or without pneumonia. I wish you well with your health! ...Read more
What is the maximum amount of low fat plain yogurt an adult male 46 years old without any major life style disease can have per day.?
Recommendation: 8 oz (one cup) is good. If you want more you can drink 2 cups. But you have to eat other variety of food. Be rational. ...Read more
Legg Calve Perthe's: Disease is seen only in growing children. The broadest age range is 2 years -12 years; average age is 6 years. It can be familial or sporadic. It's more common boys than girls. Aseptic necrosis of the femoral head in adults has a wide variety of underlying causes, like alcoholism, cortisone therapy, gout, sickle cell anemia & others. ...Read more
Mental Health: Oppositional behavior can be treated, consult with a clinical psychologist who is in your area. You need to understand the origin of your oppositional tendencies and then develop better ways of dealing with conflict in your life. Best. ...Read more
Autism specrum disor: Autism, autism spectrum disorders and pervasive developmental dirsorder all enompass identical group of neurodevelopmental disorders, initially described by dr. Leo kanner and hans Asperger in 1943 and 1944, respectively. They are epigenetic disorders, caused by submicroscopic deletion or duplication of genes, also called copy number variation cnv. The gene expression is suppressed by environment. ...Read more
Stress & Reading: A reading disorder is categorically a specific deficit that would exist even without stress. However, high levels of stress interfere with concentration and can, therefore, affect reading (which requires paying attention). Lower, or eliminate the stress and your usual reading level should return. ...Read more
Yes: Anyone at any age can have infected tonsils. More common in kids. See an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more
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