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Neuro Terms

apraxia Difficulty planning and coordinating the movements necessary to execute a task
aphasia disorder caused by damage to the parts of the brain that control language
dysarthria difficulty saying words because of problems with the muscles that help you talk
dysphagia Difficulty with swallowing
agraphia loss in the ability to communicate through writing
dysprosody refers to the loss of normal rhythm or melody of speech
preservation involuntary repetition of motor response or the continuation of a sensation after the adequate external stimulus has ceased.
akinetic mutism tending to neither move or speak
astereoagnosia a loss of the ability to recognize objects by handling them
agraphesthisia disorientation of the skin's sensation across its space (can't recog a written number/letter traced on one's palm)
anosagnosia disability where one is unaware of his or her disability
acalculia inability or loss of ability to perform arithmetic operations
prosopagnosia face blindness; inability to recognize face
alexia neuro inability to understand written words
prosody musical quality of language
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