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Complete loss of voice; speaks in whispers, vocal folds are abducted during speech

Aphonia

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Language disorder associated with acquired brain damage. Affects all aspects of language. NOT A SPEECH DISORDER

Aphasia

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Difficulty in naming things, objects, and people

Anomia

3

Word substitution

Paraphasia

4

Writing disorder

Agraphia

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Reading problems

Alexia

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Sensory deficits

Agnosia

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Disorder of sequenced movement of body parts in the absence of muscle weakness or paralysis

Apraxia

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Patients cannot move the muscles of the throat, soft palate, tongue, and the cheek for non-speech purposes (can do it on their own though)

Oral apraxia

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Patients cannot comply when requested to move their hand to wave goodbye or to show how a hammer is used (can do it on their own)

Limb apraxia

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Group of motor speech disorders due to paralysis, weakness, or in coordination of the speech muscles (has no prob w/ language or reading)

Dysarthria

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Neurological syndrome associated with persistent or progressive deterioration in intellectual functions. Loses ability to remember things, i.e. feed themselves, dress themselves

Dementia

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(Swallowing disorder) A disorder of swallowing food and liquid

Dysphasia (not communicative disorder)