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Language Disorders & Treatments - Chapter Summary
Ensure you have a full understanding of the history of language disorder treatments, causes of dysphasia and more with help from this overview of language disorders and treatments. Fun lessons closely examine language and auditory processing disorder and treatments for apraxia and aphasia among other topics. Our mini quizzes ensure you fully comprehend the lessons you review. Around-the-clock computer and mobile access makes it easy to study whenever and wherever your schedule permits. After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
- Define and discuss the function of Broca's area
- Describe the function and location of Wernicke's area
- List and detail the symptoms and treatment of receptive language disorder
- Identify and discuss types of articulation disorder and dysarthria
- Discuss the treatment for conduction aphasia
- Differentiate between dyslexia and dyspraxia
1. History of Language Disorder Treatments
How have persons with language or hearing impairments been treated in the past? In this lesson, we will look at historical explanations, social approaches, and advances in knowledge that led to the treatments speech pathologists use today.
2. Broca's Area: Function & Definition
The brain is very complex and is composed of many crucial parts. Each of these parts perform a specific function. In this lesson you will learn about Broca's area.
3. Wernicke's Area: Function & Location
Wernicke's area is an important part of the brain that is involved with helping us to understand spoken language. This lesson will cover where Wernicke's area is located in the brain, how it works, and a little bit about how it was discovered.
4. Language Processing Disorder: Symptoms & Treatment
Some people have difficulty speaking and understanding the meaning behind other's words. This can be caused by Language Processing Disorder. Learn about LPD symptoms and treatment techniques in this lesson.
5. What is Auditory Processing Disorder? - Symptoms & Treatment
Did you know that between five and seven percent of children are diagnosed with auditory processing disorder? Learn more about the disorder, its symptoms, and treatment. Then test your knowledge with a quiz.
6. Receptive Language Disorder: Symptoms & Treatment
Read this lesson to learn all about receptive language disorder. We will define receptive language disorder, its symptoms, causes, and how it is treated.
7. Articulation Disorder: Types & Examples
Did you know that there are four types of articulation disorders? In this lesson, we will learn about each of the articulation disorders using examples.
8. Dysarthria: Definition, Types & Treatment
Dysarthria is a type of speech disorder that makes it difficult for a person to talk. In this lesson, you'll learn what dysarthria is, what causes it, what the different types are, and how it is treated once diagnosed.
9. What Is Apraxia? - Definition & Treatment
Did you know that there are more than eight different kinds of apraxia? In this lesson, you'll learn about the different types of apraxia as well as treatment options. Then you can test your knowledge with a quiz.
10. What is Aphasia? - Definition, Types & Treatment
Aphasia is the term for collective types of speech disorders that occur when parts of the brain are damaged. Learn about different types and treatment options in this lesson.
11. Conduction Aphasia: Definition & Treatment
This lesson goes over conduction aphasia, a language disorder caused by illness or injury to the brain. Read about causes and treatments for this condition and then test your understanding with a quiz.
12. What Is Dysphasia? - Definition, Causes & Symptoms
Dysphasia is a communication disorder that occurs when parts of the brain responsible for language are damaged. This lesson will explain the different types of dysphasia, how they are caused, and what the resulting symptoms are.
13. Dyslexia vs. Dyspraxia
Dyslexia is one of the most widely recognized learning disabilities, but few have heard of dyspraxis. Students who have dyslexia or dyspraxia can thrive in a classroom with a personalized, flexible approach.
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