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Aphasia Comp.

Aphasia Auditory and Reading Comprehension

Global Aphasia Auditory Comprehension Severe comprehension deficits
Global Aphasia Reading Comprehension Severe comprehension deficits
Broca's Aphasia Auditory Comprehension Relative strength, although not intact Breakdown with increased length and syntactic complexity of information.
Broca's Aphasia Reading Comprehension Deficits with higher level reading tasks Silent reading comprehension Oral reading similar to verbal output
Transcortical Motor Auditory Comprehension Relative strength
Transcortical Sensory Auditory Comprehension Poor auditory comprehension
Wernicke's Aphasia Auditory Comprehension Impaired Severe even at the word level May appear to follow discourse but unaware Increased awareness
Wernicke's Aphasia Reading Comprehension Similar to auditory comprehension Deficits appear at word level Oral reading varies by severity
Conduction Aphasia Auditory Comprehension Relatively spared
Conduction Aphasia Reading Comprehension Silent reading comprehension relatively spared Oral reading severe to profound impairment Difference between this and anomic aphasia is severe to profound impairment in oral reading and repetition Cannot read out loud.
Anomic Aphasia Auditory Comprehension Relatively spared (Anomic and Conduction are the only aphasias with relatively good auditory comprehension.)
Anomic Aphasia Reading Comprehension Relatively spared.
Created by: JanaJo