What is Aphasia? - Definition, Types & Treatment


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How do you know if a speech disorder is due to aphasia or another condition?

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1. Approximately how many people in the USA suffer from aphasia?

2. What is the most common cause of aphasia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment will test you on the characteristics and types of aphasia. Some things you'll be tested on include causes of aphasia and its prevalence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will also be assessed on these topics:

  • Diagnosing aphasia
  • Facts about people with aphasia
  • Professions that assist people with aphasia

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - draw from your recollection of the topic to answer the assessment questions on the characteristics of aphasia
  • Reading comprehension - test your understanding of the common causes of aphasia and how to diagnose it
  • Knowledge application - access your understanding of the topic to identify some of the key facts on aphasia and its prevalence

Additional Learning

Learn even more about aphasia with the corresponding lesson called What is Aphasia? - Definition, Types & Treatment. In-depth topics this lesson goes over include:

  • The definition of aphasia
  • Different kinds of aphasia
  • Common symptoms
  • Treating aphasia