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2015-05-07 16:02:53

Written and oral language may seem like they come from the same part of the brain, but a new study in the journal Psychological Science has found that separate systems in the brain are responsible for our ability to speak or write.

2014-10-03 23:04:59

Stroke victim Carol M.

2014-07-02 08:24:59

Griswold Home Care, a home care company that refers caregivers who provide in-home support for older adults, hosted a joint webinar with the National Aphasia Association on aphasia treatment with a

2014-06-16 16:25:01

Medford, New York based Nursing Home Medford Multicare Center for Living assists in raising community awareness about aphasia and its consequences for senior citizens MEDFORD, N.Y.,

2014-05-31 23:08:04

One of the most renowned integrated therapy centers in Beverly Hills, Innovative Speech & Language Pathology is offering complimentary consultations and screenings for a limited time.

Famous Faces Test Can Help Spot Early Dementia
2013-08-13 05:03:14

Simple tests that measure the ability to recognize and name famous people may help doctors identify early dementia in people 40 to 65 years of age, Northwestern University researchers reported Tuesday in the journal Neurology.

After Stroke, Magnetic Brain Stimulation Helps With Speech Therapy
2013-07-29 05:23:15

Stroke patients who have parts of their brain stimulated with a magnetic coil prior to taking part in speech and language therapy made three times as much progress than those who did not undergo the procedure.

2013-06-28 11:29:06

Non-invasive brain stimulation may help stroke survivors recover speech and language function.

2013-01-16 10:39:04

Approximately half a million individuals suffer strokes in the US each year, and about one in five develops some form of post-stroke aphasia, the partial or total loss of the ability to communicate.

2013-01-09 12:37:42

Older adults who have suffered from aphasia for a long time can nevertheless improve their language function and maintain these improvements in the long term.


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  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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