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Part 2: Access dynamic assistive technologies and tools that support personalized Aphasia treatment.
Some with aphasia may also experience slurred speech, sometimes mistaken for drunkenness.
Several standardized aphasia tests and communication measures were also included.
When developing treatments to support patients with Broca's aphasia, it is important to consider the different features of the condition and to focus on how a treatment may affect a particular feature.
In his nineties Philip's father, a wartime refugee, began to lose his several languages, first to deafness, then profound aphasia.
A stroke, for example, is a one-time occurrence, whereas aphasia is an ongoing condition, a condition that is always with us.
Aphasia is caused by damage to the portions of the brain which are responsible for language.
Recently, low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), which can suppress neural activity of a selected brain area, has been introduced as a therapeutic tool for stroke patients with hemiplegia or aphasia (4,5).
Speech and language therapist Richard Lawson said: "The Royal Leamington Spa Rehabilitation Hospital has had many people with Aphasia pass through its doorsandtheTea Party allows us to maintain links, see how people are progressing as well as allowing people who have similar concerns to strike up conversations.
Aphasia is an impairment of the ability to speak or understand words, usually as a result of stroke or brain injury.
of Arkansas examine how social construction and the development of identity apply to treatments for aphasia and interventions for significant others.