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1
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Etiologies of Communcation Disorders include 

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Trauma
Vascular disturbance
Tumor/Infection

Environment (e.g., low SES, nutritional deficiency) **
Neurodegeneration (e.g., Parkinson’s, alcoholism)**
Genetic (e.g., velocardiofacial syndrome) **
Idiopathic (e.g., autism) ** 

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what are the subcortical areas involved in vocalization? 

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prefrontal cortex?

PAG

limbic system

caudal medullay

nucleus retroambiguous

 

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___ is complete loss of language, 

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global aphasia 

4
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someone with global aphasia may still ahve control of 

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 facial expressions, hand gestures, and vocal intonations

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global aphasia can result from damage to 

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Broca’s, Wernicke’s, and supramarginal gyrus

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•Conduction aphasia - problem ___

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repeating words or phrases,

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___ and ___ are normal with conduction aphasia 

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anguage comprehension and oral expression 

8
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conduction aphasia can be caused by damage to the 

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arcuate fasciculus, auditory cortex, insula, or supramarginal gyrus

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Anomic aphasia - difficulty in

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fidning certain words

10
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using vague phrases like “thing” or “whatsit”  may be a sign of 

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Anomic aphasia 

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anomic aphasia may be from damage to the

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 to the angular gyrus or parietal lobe

12
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___ aphasia - from small lesions to the L. subcortical areas,

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Subcortical

13
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___ aphasia has various sx

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subcortical

14
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Transcortical Motor aphasia and brocas?

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both are expressive aphasia

but transcortical motor can repeat long sentences, brocas can only repeat simple words

*

15
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____ - loss of articulation ability from damage to the motor system

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Anarthria

16
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Alexia - loss of reading ability due to damage in___

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 L. occipital & parietal lobes

17
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alexia causes problems with ___ but not ___

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problems with reading but not wriging

18
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ight hemisphere damage
(RHD) causes a variety of communication deficits involving the 

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interpretation of
context.

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Indirect context disorders - difficulties 

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interacting with your environment 

20
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2 examples of indirect context disorders 

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hemineglect and anosognosia 

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, anosognosia - the ___ of such deficits 

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unawareness

22
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Direct context disorders - affect ___ and ___ directly

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communication and cognition

23
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direct context or  pragmatic disorders can be further subdivided into disorders of: (3)

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(a) prosody (aprosodia)
(b) discourse organization
(c) comprehension of non-literal language 

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Aprosodia - inability to use ___ and ___ to effectively express
emotions

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intonation and stress

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t, Speech and behavior appear flat and emotionless.  is a sign of

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aprosodia

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Discourse organization disorders - difficulties implementing the

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 rules that
govern language construction

27
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e 22q11 deletion is associated with 

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VCFS

28
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– 1/3rd
of ___ children meet criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder

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VCFS

29
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Males are ___ times more likely to have an ASD than females

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four

30
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20-30% of kids with autism develop ___

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epilepsy

31
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t 90% of cases of autism are ___ 

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idiopathic (very small percentage is genetic)

32
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Most consistent findings in brain assocaited with autism changes in ___

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cerebellum, amygdala 

33
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pragmatics are the rules for

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communciation or usage of language

34
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___ of information transmitted in conversation is nonverbal 

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90%

35
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prosody involves ___ changes

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pitch

36
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brocas area is defined as

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brodmann 44 and 45

37
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wernickes is in the ___

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left temporal lobe on the superior temporal gyrus in most people

38
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wernickes is more associaed with ___

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producing speech

39
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angular gyrus is involved in ___ processing

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semantic

40
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supramarginal gyrus is involve din

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phonological and articularoy processing of words

41
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homonyms and antynoyms light up ___ regions of the brain

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different

42
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___ aphasia has the tendency to repeat words or phrases

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brocas

43
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___ hemisphere is more concerend with nonverbal language

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right

44
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excessive alcohol affects ___ area in particular that is related to language

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brocas

45
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what areas are involved with vowels and syllables?

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broca, motor cortex, premotor