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  • Could SPT Result In The Overgeneralization Of Targeted Words

    phonemes (e.g., if training the production of /k/ would result in the increased substitution of /k/ for other phonemes). The participant in this study was a 62-year-old male who sustained a LCVA and presented with moderate to severe AOS, Broca’s aphasia, and a mild unilateral upper motor neuron dysarthria. The participant was…

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  • Left Music Therapy

    brain’s ability to pave new pathways around damaged areas,”(Mossie). Due to this incredible ability that the brain has, Congresswoman Gabby Giffords relearned to talk within ten months of having a bullet wound to the head. Giffords suffered from aphasia- the inability to speak because of damage to the language pathways in her brain 's left hemisphere. However, by using music therapy, she retrained her brain to use different pathways to get to the same destination (Mossie). While language is…

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  • Importance Of Inter-Lingual Homophone Retribility In English Bilinguals

    INTER LINGUAL HOMOPHONE RETRIEVAL IN YOUNGER ADULTS Abstract: INTRODUCTION: Homophones are one group of words which pronounced in the same way but differing in meaning or spelling or both. Interlingual homophones are words that have identical phonology across languages but different meanings. An example is /more/ which means “peacock” in Hindi and pronounced as “more” in English. Bilingualism is commonly defined as the use of at least two languages by an individual (ASHA,…

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  • Case Study: Backward Journey Of Neurons

    did not have it, the two spheres of our brain would be unable to transmit information to each other hence no communication would occur. Wernicke’s area: It is part of the cerebral cortex concerned with speech. .If it is damaged, we get Wernicke’s aphasia in which speech is fluent but does not make sense. The person uses the wrong words. Neuroplasticity: It gives the brain the capability of forming new neural connections especially after illnesses. If we did not have them, our brains would be…

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  • Aritomo Analysis

    Aritomo proposing to tattoo Yun Ling/ In comparison to Duffys "art" There are antagonistic undertones of using "needles as Aritomo 's primary apparatus to transact Yun Ling 's horimono, convenes the wider conflicts of antithesizing ideologies and motif 's presiding throughout the novel. Yun Ling 's angst and apprehension of the discomfort the needles will possibly inflict, is reassured by Aritomo 's analogy of likening the needle to that of a Paintbrush ("I will paint you"), he has therefore…

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  • Scaffolded Narrative Analysis

    lost or impaired secondary to cerebrovascular accidents, brain jury, neurological impairment, etc. For instance, lesions in Broca’s area are associated with nonfluent aphasia characterized by jargon, nonsensical words, and phrases when attempting to speak. In addition, lesions in Wernicke’s area are associated with fluent aphasia, which is characterized by retained function words and fluent but empty-sound speech with loss of content words. Furthermore, a growing body of evidence emphasizes…

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  • Chief Complaint: Rule Out Parkinson's Disease

    Chief Complaint Rule out Parkinson 's disease. History The patient is a 64-year-old right-handed white female who presents with her daughter for evaluation of several symptoms. These include balance problems and a tendency to fall backwards, change in her voice and micrographia. They are wondering whether or not she has Parkinson 's disease. She stated that her voice went first about two years ago. She notes that it is getting a little lower, [____]and softer. It is not persistently…

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  • Stroke Rehabilitation Case Study

    Stroke Rehabilitation: A New Journey to an Independent Life Audience: This educational course is designed primarily for physiotherapists to upsurge their knowledge on the subject of post stroke rehabilitation of the sufferers. However, patients may also get facilitated in a way to seek ray of hope for their recovery. Objectives: The objective of this course is to provide in-depth knowledge and clinical management of stroke. At the end of this course you will be able to: 1. List the…

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  • Child Rearing Style Analysis

    Quality of life is one of the main factors affecting a child’s functioning which is a difficult concept to define. According to Ravens-Sieberer et al. (as cited in Nunes, 2014), quality of Life (QoL) encompasses an individuals’ perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live, and in relation to their goals, expectations, and concerns. However, Health related quality of life (HRQOL) as a multidimensional measure can be defined as an…

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  • Intellectual Disorder Case Study

    Primary diagnosis: Speech and language delays. Secondary diagnosis: Intellectual disability. The claimant was a 7 year and 11 month old boy. Alleged disability: learning disability, could not speak understandable words, could not tie his shoes, could not wipe himself after using the toilet, and hyperactivity. His mother reported that he was unable to cut geometric shapes with scissors, unlock a key lock, could not follow simple directions, and did not say his last name when asked for his…

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