Flashcards in Random Shit Deck (4)
What is what is dysarthria ?
Motor speech disorder, results from impaired movement of the muscles used for speech production. The severity depends on which area of the nervous system is affected
What is apraxia ?
A person who's brain can't make "plans" on how to use their speech muscles. The muscles aren't weak & the patient knows what to say, but their motor planning isn't functioning correctly
What is Wernicke's aphasia ?
•Have serious comprehension issues
• often say words that don't make sense
• talk in jargon and fail to realize they are saying the words wrong
• may string together a series of words that sound like sentences but don't make sense