Aphasia - HSLS 240 Wright 1. The gentleman in the video has...

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Unformatted text preview: HSLS 240 Wright 1. The gentleman in the video has difficulty with word retrieval, word finding and memory. He uses circumlocutions, neologisms when attempting to communicate. What type of Aphasia does this gentleman exhibit? What area of the brain was affected? 2. What types of therapy techniques does the clinician use ? What would be the reason to choose these techniques? Aphasia impairment in the comprehension and/or production of language symbol systems that results from fairly localized damage to the brain; typically results from a stroke or TBI. Aphasia can affect reading, writing, speaking, understanding, gestures, and other symbol systems used in communication. IT IS NOT an impairment of intellect Nonfluent Aphasia Brocas Transcortical motor Global  Fluent Aphasia Wernickes Conduction Anomic Area of the brain important for expressive communication is Brocas area  Expressive aphasia person has difficulty programming and sequencing the speech muscles to produce the word. Verbal paraphasia associated errors: pen/pencil  Approximation errors- literal paraphasia : fan/ tan  Random Naming Errors no rhyme or reason to word-finding: car/banana...
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