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Small Talk Aphasia
What does this mean please ?child 6 has language difficulty grammar immaturities , comprehension of spoken language retain of vocab and expressive
Many possibilities: There are a number of different conditions that might cause these symptoms. If your child's school has an assessment team ask them to help. If not contact a psychologist. ...Read more
Want to learn more about mental process of dissociation. Am diagnosed with epilepsy (grand mal and aphasic seizures).
MDs seem to know little about
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
Grandson 2 years old with a disorder chromizone 2q37. Born with open soft palette no muscles to speak of, very little verbalization.?
Your question is ???: The statement you made does not really pose a question. Please start over & ask a question within your submission.Submissions are not linked on the site so please put in the basics & the question. ...Read more
Broca's: These patients have an 'expressive' aphasia. Their reception is good and therefore understand everything, however they are unable to express themselves, their speech comes out like gibberish and doesn't make sense. This is often highly frustrating because they know what they want to say but just can't get it out properly. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5yr girl diagnosed with (r) hemiplegia focal epilepsy. In people speak, not doctor speak, what is wrong with my child?
.: Hemiplegia - means a side of the body is paralyzed. Will after hand trunk and leg on the same side. Depending on which level of the brain is affected it may be associated with more symptoms. Focal epilepsy means that the child has seizure activity which is not affecting the full brain. A specific part of the brain is sending out the epilepsy signals and it is not affecting consciousness of child. ...Read more
Explain viscosity personality (especially in temporal lobe epilepsy)? Does it include being stuck on just a few interests or topics of conversation?
Viscous personality: It is the behavioral tendency to talk repetitively & circumstantially about a restricted range of topics. These subjects are also clingy to people. ...Read more
my girl has linguistic difficultys , comprehension of spoken language grammatical immaturity, vocab retention and retrieval for expressive L help Ty ?
Petit mal seizure? Sister's speech froze, eyes twitch, denies anything wrong, and continues with sentence. Sleeps with eyes open sometimes. How to tx?
What are the chances dad had 3 strokes bleed in brain taking seizures in hospital losing power in arm slurring speech face distorted?
Below: Your questions should be addressed to the DR's taking care of your father. They have his full medical history and current medical status. ...Read more
What are the biggest risks to a male child who has growing diagnosis of tourets, ocd, odd, disturbance of conduct, anxiety . Do?
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?
Combination approach: Programs for management would include medications such as stimulants and Amantadine, clonidine for the tics and anxiety and consult with a behavioral psychologist. A consultation with a speech and language therapist may help with the language difficulties. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Embarrasement: In therapy, your goal is to let go of fixed ways of looking at your life and behaviors, rethink and redirect them and move forward to a happier life.The abuse has power over you, or you wouldn't have difficulty.Discussing it with a trusted doc can help you let go of a fixed idea.You are not defined by the events, but by the whole person you are and can be. Do the work to gain the benefits. ...Read more
I'm looking to have a ganglionectomy of the L1 and L2 dorsal root ganglia. What kind of Doctor performs these?
Depends: Cerebral palsy means a physical or brain deficit from a brain injury. Sometimes the intellect is unaffected and limbs are weak and spastic. Some intelligence loss can also be a problem. Eye movements and gaze can be affected. It depends on what part of the brain incurred an injury in the abnormal functions that result. ...Read more
Any docs with any experience dealing with chronophobia (the neurotic fear of time)? If so, what was the patient like?
Will get back to you: Distracted by their timepiece. Often early for appointments and wanting a little more time at the end. Fastidious and somewhat obsessive compulsive in personality. Rigid to the point it was experienced as sometimes controlling by others in particular their spouses. Time itself seemed to be an adversary. ...Read more