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What are the differences between aphasia and dyslexia?

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Dr. Peter Glusker
Neurology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Peter Glusker
Dr. Peter Glusker
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In brief: See below

Aphasia is disorder of language (loosely called speech).
Dyslexia is problem of writing, reading.

In brief: See below

Aphasia is disorder of language (loosely called speech).
Dyslexia is problem of writing, reading.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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