Ch 7 Adult Lang Impairments
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An acquired reading disorder, found in some types of sensory aphasia. Difficulty recognizing written words
The inability to find a particular word (word finding problem)
Impaired ability to produce and/or comprehend language due to localized brain damage.
sensory defect in people w severe global aphasia. Difficulty understanding auditory and/or visual
writing difficulty accompanying some aphasia (spelling mistakes & poorly formed letters)
hemorrhagic stroke from the rupture of sac like bulging in weakened artery wall
Expressive aphasia, "telegraphic speech". endings are often omitted from words
fluent aphasia "naming difficulty"
poorly formed triangle of arteries and veins that result in a rare type of stroke where artery walls weaken and give way
A Cerebrovascular Accident
"A Stroke" Brain cell death caused by lack of oxygen to blood supply. (most common cause of aphasia)
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