Introduction: Aphasia


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Aphasia: Language difficulty usually from brain damage or stroke.

Aphasia: Aphasia is a neurological disorder caused by damage to the portions of the brain that are responsible for language. Primary signs of the disorder include difficulty in expressing oneself when speaking, trouble understanding speech, and difficulty with reading and writing. Aphasia is not a disease, but a symptom of brain damage. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Aphasia Information Page: NINDS

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