Aphasia

What is it?

Aphasia is a disorder caused by damage to the parts of the brain that control language. It can make it hard for you to read, write, and say what you intend to say. This is most common in adults who have had a stroke.

4 Main Types:

Expressive Aphasia - you know what you want to say but you have trouble saying or writing what you mean.Receptive Aphasia - you hear the voice or see the print, but you cant make sense of the words.Anomic Aphasia - you have trouble using the correct word for objects, places, or events.Celobal Aphasia - you cant speak, understand speech, read, or write.