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Partial vs. complete: aphasia refers to a complete inability to communicate due to brain injury, while dysphasia refers to a partial to complete inability. Both terms are used interchangeably. It could be due to any type of injury, from stroke to brain injury, to brain tumor. Usually involving the left side of the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Speech: Dysphasia is a partial or complete impairment of the ability to communicate resulting from brain injury. Autism is a developmental disorder that appears in the first 3 years of life, and affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: Those with dysphasia (also called aphasia) can have various problems with speaking depending on the area of the brain affected since different parts of the brain control different language functions. Speech therapy helps people improve. This term is often confused with dysphagia (swallowing problem). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Language Problem: Aphasia is the loss of language function due to a problem in the brain. Depending on the type people loose the ability to express themselves or have problems understanding spoken or written language. When the problem is primarily with the motor process of producing the words, while comprehension and formulation are intact, it is a speech problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Aphasia: can be subtle. Inability to name color, body parts, objects, etc can be somewhat selective. Inability to comprehend complex syntax, or repeat words or phrases may occur in isolation. Omission of the small connecting words of speech or conversely empty speech with lots of functors but lack of substantive nouns and verbs may be a symptom of aphasia. Reading and writing is also impaired as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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