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Symptoms Of Developmental Aphasia
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
Wernike Aphasia: Speech is fluent but often degenerates into random hard to follow "streams of consciousness, which may be peppered with non-words or made up words. The speech also fails to provide good answers to questions posed to them, suggesting that they do not understand what is said to them. Hence there is difficulty in comprehension rather than articulation, hence the term Receptive Aphasia. ...Read more
Can cognitive impairments and aphasia be symptoms of migraines or is it another issue to look into?
Is it possible to diagnose a child with both autism & aphasia? Child has Family history of autism, numerous autism symptoms, and prior brain injury.
Name that diagnosis: Your question is very complex as is your child. It is possible to have both diagnoses. However it would be very difficult to diagnose both separately. I am wondering if the head injury is also related. I think you need to see a pediatric development and behavior specialist to help decide what to do. The treatment for the language delays will be about the same for either cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nuero docs can't find an answer to symptoms, confusion, syncope, myoclonic jerks, gait probs, clamy/faint, aphasia, stomach pain, could it be vit B12 def?
COMPLEX: Your descriptions could fit many different syndromes, but would wonder if in fact you suffer, in part, juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. An ambulatory eeg might help. Re. B-12 issues, this can be easily resolved with a methyl melonic acid and homocysteine level, but also check folate levels. Might also obtain spinal fluid for immunological studies. Believe you can uncover causality, good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's possible: Aphasia (inability to speak or understand speech) is caused by damage (ischemia or hemorrhage- bleeding) to certain parts of the brain (usually on the left brain for right handed patients) that control speaking and understanding speech. Tumors in those areas can also affect speech. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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