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Aphasia

The total or partial loss of the ability to understand language

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Blindness

The absence of sight

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Braille

A touch reading and writing system that uses raised dots for each letter of the alphabet

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Brocas aphasia

See expressive aphasia

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Cerumen

Earwax

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Deafness

Hearing loss in which it is impossible for the person to understand speedster hearing alone

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Expressive aphasia

Difficulty expressing are sending out thoughts

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Expressive receptive aphasia

Difficulty expressing are sending out thoughts and difficulty understanding language

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Global aphasia

See expressive receptive aphasia

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Hearing loss

Not being able to hear the normal range of sounds associated with normal hearing

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Low vision

I said that cannot be corrected with eyeglasses contact lenses drugs or surgery

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Mix aphasia

See expressive receptive aphasia

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Motor aphasia

See expressive aphasia

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Receptive Aphasia

Difficulty understanding the language

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Tinnitus

A ringing roaring hissing or buzzing sound in the ears of head

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Vertigo

Dizziness

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Wernicke's aphasia

See receptive aphasia