What is Aphasia? - Definition & Treatment


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Which of these is part of aphasia?

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1. What part of the brain is involved in aphasia?


A person with aphasia may have difficulty in:

I. Writing

II. Speaking

III. Reading

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding how to treat aphasia is important to those affected by this condition and those working in the medical field. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of its significance. The quiz will cover topics such as the definition of aphasia and the part of the brain that aphasia affects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments focus on the following:

  • Treatment plan for aphasia
  • Parts of the brain that are damaged resulting in aphasia
  • Causes of aphasia
  • Difficulties people with aphasia have

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the challenges that individuals with aphasia face
  • Making connections - use understanding of aphasia to consider potential treatment plans
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on treating aphasia

Additional Learning

Read through the lesson titled What is Aphasia? Definition & Treatment, to learn more about aphasia. The lesson will help you:

  • Identify what aphasia is
  • Recall why aphasia is an acquired disorder of language
  • Learn about the importance to finding the underlying cause of aphasia