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What is Aphasia? | Types of Aphasia | Causes of Aphasia by Dorothy E Ross PhD CCC-SLP Aphasia NYC Posted Sun 24 Jan 2010 12:00am By Rey Ryan for Nursingbuzz.com Published: January 24, 2010 Aphasia is an acquired language disorder in which there is an impairment of any language modality. This may include difficulty in producing or comprehending spoken or written language. Causes of Aphasia Aphasia usually results from lesions to the language-releva ... Read on »
SmallTalk for Aphasia SmallTalk for Aphasia by Robert D. M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Apr 2009 11:10pm SmallTalk for Aphasia SmallTalk for Aphasia Download on iTunes Published 2 days ago Lingraphica View profile Designed for people with aphasiaan impairment of the ability to speak SmallTalk provides a vocabulary of pictures and videos that talk in a natural human voice. SmallTalk contains a starter set of icons t ... Read on »
Aphasia ? Treatment for Aphasia by Dorothy E Ross PhD CCC-SLP Aphasia NYC Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 12:00am by CB on 12. Jul, 2010 in Brain Tumor Aphasia is a language disorder that results from damage to portions of the brain that are responsible for language. For most people, these are parts of the left side (hemisphere) o ... Read on »
Fwd: [Aphasia Toolbox] Aphasia Solutions Network - Online Small Group Program by Dorothy E Ross PhD CCC-SLP Aphasia NYC Posted Sun 21 Feb 2010 12:00am www.aphasiatoolbox.com - 2/21/2010 Newsletter " Finally, when word-finding is not easy,  finding help is." ... Read on »
Primary progressive aphasia (non-fluent/agrammatic variant) in a patient with Pick disease by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 14 May 2014 12:57pm I recently performed an autopsy on a 67-year-old man had a seven-year history of progressive difficulty with halting speech. His wife described him as seeming to be “groping for words”. Three years after initial presentation, he demonstrated profound difficulty both initiating and finishing sentences. His verbal communication was marked by jumb ... Read on »
Best Post of May 2014: Primary Progressive Aphasia (non-fluent/agrammatic variant) in a patient with Pick disease by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Aug 2014 8:12pm The next in our "Best of the Month" series is from May 14, 2014: I recently performed an autopsy on a 67-year-old man had a seven-year history of progressive difficulty with halting speech. His wife described him as seeming to be “groping for words”. Three years after initial presentation, he demonstrated profound difficulty both initiating an ... Read on »
National Aphasia Association by Robert D. M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:01pm Speaking Out! Sixth National Aphasia Association Conference June 19, 2008 - June 21, 2008 The Conference will be taking place at the Kimmel Center for University Life at New York University . Located at 60 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 Program (click here) Keynote Speakers Audr ... Read on »
Statistics by Country for Aphasia by Robert D. M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:27pm Country/Region Extrapolated Prevalence Population Estimated Used Aphasia in North America (Extrapolated Statistics) USA 1,079,615 293,655,405 1 Canada 119,514 32,507,874 2 Mexico 385,880 104,959,594 2 Aphasia in Central Ameri ... Read on »
Thinking Beyond Language: Intervention for Severe Aphasia by Robert D. M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Apr 2009 11:10pm Nina Simmons-Mackie Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, LA Purpose: This article addresses several intervention approaches that aim to improve life for individuals with severe aphasia. Because severe aphasia significantly compromises language, often for the long term, recommended ... Read on »