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6 Facts on Aphasia and Degenerative Communication Disorder

One year ago   |   By Active Beat

June is��Aphasia Awareness Month, but many have likely never heard of this progressive and degenerative communication disorder that can affect speech and language, both verbal and written.
Aphasia typically results after a brain injury, such as a stroke, head trauma, or tumor, causing brain cell damage to the areas of the brain responsible for speech and/or communication as well as body control on either the left or right hand side of the body. Here are six facts about Aphasia...
1. Aphasia Prevalence
Statistics indicate that there are currently around 2 million individuals in the U.S...
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