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Acquired Neurological Speech Language Disorders In Childhood by Bruce E. Murdoch

By Bruce E. Murdoch

The long-held trust that received aphasia in kids is basically of the non-fluent style has been challenged lately. This ebook discusses language difficulties bobbing up from cerebro-vascular injuries happening in early life, and from different

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1989, under review, a). Generally, no significant difference was found between leftlesioned subjects and their controls on multivariate results for any of the five reading or spelling domains assessed despite the lesioned subjects scoring more than ten percentiles below the mean of their controls. Univariate results did indicate a significantly poorer performance by the left-lesioned subjects on the total reading comprehension and the inferential reading comprehension scores. Again group performance indicated a high level of performance by the children with unilateral left lesions.

Visch-Brink and Van de Sandt-Koenderman (1984) disputed the term ‘rare’ being applied to paraphasias shown by children with acquired aphasia. They approached the problem of rarity from two perspectives; first that paraphasias are not observed in many subjects with acquired childhood aphasia, and second that individual cases of children with acquired aphasia who do show paraphasias produce only a small number of these errors. Visch-Brink and Van de Sandt-Koenderman (1984) pointed out that despite Guttmann’s (1942) claim that paraphasias do not exist, two cases described in his article did show paraphasia.

1980). Written Language Impairments Written language problems in children with acquired aphasia were described by Hécaen (1976) as the most frequent but the most variable of all aphasic symptoms seen in children in the acute stages. He also claimed that written language disorders tended to be the most persistent symptom, at times being of a permanent nature. He reported written language disabilities in 13 of his 15 subjects, seven of them having persistent problems. Similarly, Alajouanine and Lhermitte (1965) claimed that written language is always disturbed in the period soon after the brain injury is sustained.

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