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Neuro_disorders_II - Adult Language Disorders II Picturing...

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Adult Language  Disorders II
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Picturing Aphasia
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RIGHT HEMISPHERE  SYNDROME The two hemispheres have  different specialties. The left  side of the brain is mostly  controls your ability to speak,  read and do math problems.  The right side is considered  the more "free thinking" side  And controls visual functions  such as facial recognition,  drawing and copying, spatial  awareness and orientation. https://sites.google.com/a/pacificu.edu/yomemory/Home
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Right Hemisphere Syndrome Left-neglect Facial recognition deficits Attentional deficits Disorientation Affective deficits Communication deficits – caused by inattention, poor  “reading” of facial expression and tone of voice,  impulsive and excessive speech, etc. 
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DISORDERS Result from nerve damage – neurogenic Two major categories Verbal Apraxia – difficulty positioning the articulators when  there is no paralysis or weakness; a motor programming  disorder Dysarthria – difficulty speaking due to paralysis, weakness, or  incoordination
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course COMD 2081 taught by Professor Domma during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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