Does Speech Therapy Help Aphasia?

Does Speech Therapy Help Aphasia?

What is Aphasia? Aphasia is an acquired language disorder. It is the inability to comprehend or express language. Aphasia usually occurs in adults after cerebrovascular accidents such as strokes. It can also result from a brain tumor, head injury, or significant damage to the left hemisphere. Almost 25-40% of stroke survivors present with Aphasia and …

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Will Apraxia Of Speech Go Away?

Will Apraxia Of Speech Go Away?

Will Apraxia Of Speech Go Away? Apraxia is a motor speech disorder that occurs in children. When a child has Apraxia of Speech (AOS), they have difficulty moving their lips, and tongue to make the required sounds correctly. A child with Apraxia of Speech knows exactly what to say. The issue lies in how the …

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Will Dysarthria go away?

Will Dysarthria go away?

Will dysarthria go away? This is one of the most common questions brought to speech-language pathologists. This article will give you knowledge about what causes dysarthria, how It can be treated and the treatment outcomes. For those who aren’t aware, Damage to the peripheral and central nervous system causes Dysarthria. Cerebrovascular accident (stroke), Amyotrophic lateral …

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The Effectiveness of Phonics Cards on Speech Production

The Effectiveness of Phonics Cards on Speech Production

The Effectiveness of Phonics Cards on Speech Production Phonics Cards – Children produce frequently heard sounds as and when they start babbling. This is one of their ways of exploring the building blocks of language. We can comfortably come to a preposition that; language acquisition occurs from infancy. By the age of 2, the child …

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"Buried Words” – An Inspirational Film of a Person with Aphasia"

“Buried Words” – An Inspirational Film of a Person with Aphasia”

“Buried Words” – An Inspirational Film of a Person with Aphasia” Buried Words, In today’s interview series, we bring to you an amazing journey filled with hope, positivity, and self-determination. This is the story of Ms. Nina Orris and her son Mr. Nicholas Orris, a filmmaker and video producer buriedwordsfilm. Mr. Nicholas Orris is the …

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Social Distancing Activities for Aphasia

Social Distancing Activities for Aphasia Social distancing to contain the spread of COVID-19 has been difficult for everyone. It is especially difficult for individuals with disabilities such as Persons with Aphasia (PWA). Many PWA have no option but to limit socialisation. And by limiting socialisation, we limit communication. It is advised for PWA to activities …

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