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Adult Lang. Disorder

AG Def'ns etc

the impairment of the ability to recognize a stimulus even though sensory transmission is intact agnosia
disorders affecting neuromuscular execution of speech movements; impairments of the ability to execute movement with the muscles used for speaking dysarthria
disorders affecting motor planning and/or programming for speech without neuromuscular deficit apraxia of speech
a broad term for the problem of finding words anomia
word substitution errors produced unintentionally paraphasias
nonfluent aphasia patients produce fewer words than normal
certain types of linguistic units tend to drop out of utterances; "telegramese" agrammatism
patients talk with an easy flow of complete sentences fluent aphasia
speech makes little sense; word salad or jibberish jargon
patient's speech sounds like a confused version of the speaker's language semantic jargon
patient's speech sounds like a strange language invented by the patient neologistic jargon
damaged tissue lesion
lesions in an anterior region produce _____ nonfluent aphasia
lesions in a posterior regions produce ______ fluent aphasia
a selective impairment of the cognitive system specialized for comprehending and formulating language, leaving other cognitive capacities relatively intact aphasia
commences upon admission to a hospital acute care
a bridge between hospitalization and independence at home (focus on rehabilitation) subacute care
provided for long-term residual impairments chronic care
functional consequences of impairment; activity limitation disability
social consequences of disability; participation limitation handicap
disordered system impairment
Created by: Aureole