Adult Aphasia. ASHA / What is aphasia? •Aphasia is a language disorder. •It can cause problems with ―Understanding ―Speaking ―Reading ―Writing •Thinking (cognitive) skills are usually good. ASHA / What causes aphasia? •Aphasia is caused by brain damage from stroke or head injury.
Aug 03, · Aphasia is a communication disorder that results from damage or injury to language parts of the brain. It's more common in older adults, particularly those .
Aphasia is relatively common: according to the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, approximately one million people in America have aphasia (). This workbook is intended primarily for new or student clinicians and family members of those who have experienced aphasia due to CVA or TBI and are in the process of recovery.