Posted by: richarlm | June 12, 2019

Aphasia

A listener recently asked about aphasia which her mother developed after a stroke. “Aphasia is an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read and write.” (National Aphasia Association) June is National Aphasia Awareness Month. Learn more about aphasia with these resources.

  • Aphasia (MedlinePlus)
  • Aphasia Definitions and Types (National Aphasia Association)
  • Aphasia (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
    Includes signs, causes, treatments and tips for communicating with a person who has aphasia.

Provided by librarians at the University of North Carolina Health Sciences Library.


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