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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Global Aphasia

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What is good aphasia treatment software?

What is good aphasia treatment software?

Aphasia: Their is not much available in the way of software for treating aphasia. The best treatment is work with a speech therapist for speech training. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Aphasia (Definition)

Aphasia is defined as inability to communicate. Literally loss of language. There are many forms or manifestations ...Read more


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Are there treatments for progessive aphasia?

Are there treatments for progessive aphasia?

Some: Progressive aphasia is the most difficult to treat but researcher are looking into new treatments such as electrical brain stimulation (no surgery involved) in addition to speech therapy to foster recovery. ...Read more

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What's aphasia rehabilitation or therapy?

Language therapy: In the most basic terms aphasia rehabilitation seeks to restore the ability of a person to put words together for speaking (generate language) and/or understand language as a result of a brain problem. This is different from problems speaking when the parts of the throat that generate the voice sounds are not functioning properly. ...Read more

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My 4 years old son is suffering from uncordinated movement and loss of speech as a result of mild cp. What therapy can I offer to assist his movement?

Help for mild cp: A speech pathologist should be able to help your child with communication issues. In addition to verbal communication, there are technologies to help communicate. Consult a psysiatrist (rehabilitation doctor), or pediatric neurologist and a physical therapist for help with his motor activity. You may find a coordinated program by contacting the cerebral palsy association or easter seals. ...Read more

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Best way way to treat aphasia?

Depends: If you mean aphasia from stroke, it depends on severity and pt age. Younger brain, more plastic, better able to reorganize, milder aphasia, better recovery. Global aphasia, elderly pt, prognosis is poor. Lots of speech therapy. Some drugs have shown possible benefit but as far as I know, none has been accepted as routinely recommended by rehab specialists. Progressive aphasia is another story. ...Read more

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What research is out on aphasia?

Aphasia: There is an enormous literature out there on aphasia which was originally described in the 1860s. The origin of aphasia and the brain location where it occurs is now well described. It most commonly occurs as a result of trauma or a stroke or a bleed in the brain. Research in treating these issues still has a long way to go in achieving any sort of brain regeneration. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have aphasia?

Not sure what you: Mean, aphasia means trouble using or understanding language, if you are asking about the cause, it is a problem in the brain from a number of possible causes like alcohol or stroke. ...Read more

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What exercises improve receptive aphasia?

What exercises improve receptive aphasia?

Receptive aphasia: There are no real exercises but a consultation with a speech therapist might be helpful here - usually it is just time and seeing where the patient ends up after the stroke or whatever caused the receptive aphasia ...Read more

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What happens in people with broca's aphasia?

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 more

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What is the definition or description of: Aphasia?

Language Difficulty: Aphasia is defined as inability to communicate. Literally loss of language. There are many forms or manifestations involving expression and reception. ...Read more

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Acquired childhood aphasia diffeneshan tipes couses assesment?

Loss of receptive &: Expressive language in children ~ age 3-10. Different than regressive autism, landau-kleffner syndrome has a continuous epileptic pattern on eeg in slow-wave sleep. 80% have clinical seizures, also behavior problems & inattention.Assessed by ped. Neurologists, ped. Neuropsychologists, & speech/language pathologists. Cause unknown. Treatment: anti-epileptic meds. Other types of aca exist. ...Read more

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Would a craniotomy cure aphasia?

Craniotomy and aphas: Craniotomy does not cure aphasia unless it is caused by a mass lesion or tumor. Removel of the tumor may help the aphasia. ...Read more

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Had stroke. What type of aphasia is this?

There are few: Expressive aphasia (broca's) inability to produce language; receptive aphasia - unable to speak meaningful words (some people can do both expressive and receptive aphasia); global aphasia - unable to communicate completely you would need to clarify with neurologist or speecn therapist about specific type of aphasia. ...Read more

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Why is aphasia severely affected by the heat?

Why is aphasia severely affected by the heat?

If the aphasia: Is due to MS it can be worsened with extremes of heat. In a hot environment blood is re-routed to the body surface to help dissipate heat. Sometimes this will result in less blood flow to other organs as there is a fixed amount of blood in the body at any time. Less blood going to an already taxed language are of the brain. ...Read more

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What are the differences between aphasia and dyslexia?

Aphasia: Aphasia is an inability to use language, either receptively, i.e. Understand spoken language, or expressively, i.e. Speak meaningful language. See: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/aphasia. Html dyslexia is a learning disorder, and comes in a number of varieties, e.g. Visual for written language, auditory for spoken, etc. See: http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/learningdisorders. Html. ...Read more

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Dysphasia vs aphasia?

As below: Dysphasia means trouble in swallowing, aphasia means trouble in language. ...Read more

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Does aphasia from a concussion go away?

See below: A concussion causes loss of consciousness, loss of memory, or combination, but persistent aphasia is due to traumatic brain injury associated with the head trauma and needs further investigation. Healing may occur over 18-24 months, but would not wait to discover outcome. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Information on agnosia and aphasia services?

Sensations VS speech: Aphasia is the inability to process language. The impairment can be in inability to talk, to understand, to name objects, to write, to read, to repeat, or to do all these tasks. The lesion in the brain is usually in the dominant hemisphere. Agnosia is related to aphasia but has to do with inability to recognize sensory impulses as perceived by the senses (inability to recognize, odors, sounds). ...Read more

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Loss Of Speech (Definition)

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Speech Deficits (Definition)

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