Adult Lang. Disorders & Cognitive-Based Dysfunction

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Adult Lang. Disorders & Cognitive-Based Dysfunction by Mind Map: Adult Lang. Disorders & Cognitive-Based Dysfunction

1. 60-80% of dementia patients have it

1.1. Alzheimer's

1.2. chronic, progressive, brain disease; suffered by 4.5 Americans

2. dysphasia, dysgraphia, dysarthria

3. Broca's Aphasia- damage to frontal lobe

3.1. nonfluent, more "expressive"

4. Global aphasia- large/multiple sites of injury. Transcortical Aphasia.

5. Dementia is a chronic, progressive decline in memory-result from CNS dysfunction

5.1. On the video...singing helped dementia patients.

5.1.1. New node

6. Wernicke's Aphasia

6.1. fluent, and more receptive

7. Aphasia is the "abscence of lang."

7.1. It's acquired, not developed.

7.2. Not a psychiatric problem.

7.3. Not a motor speech disorder.

8. Delirium- state of temporary but acute mental confusion

9. Traumatic Brain Injury(TBI)- neurological damage to the brain

9.1. Open and Closed

10. Right-Hemisphere Dysfunction(RHD) is damage to right cerebral hemisphere(non dominant).

11. Assesment Processes(in book)

12. Sarah Scott, who has Broca's aphasia.

12.1. SLP and therapists helped her weekly, and she slowly improved with speaking.

12.2. difficult to read and write; memory

13. Huntington's Disease

13.1. Meghan's story and Daniel's

13.2. Takes over the brain and delays speech(fluency), and damage is done to CSN.

14. New node