Aphasia & Dysphagia Handouts


7 handouts for Aphasia and Dysphagia

Handout: Aphasia

What is Aphasia?

Aphasia is a language disorder following neurological damage, most commonly, caused by a stroke. Depending on the site of damage, signs and symptoms of aphasia will vary. Individuals may experience difficulty understanding spoken or written language, trouble communicating daily wants and needs, or struggle with writing. Aphasia is a loss of language — not a loss of intelligence.

Handout: Dysphagia

What is Dysphagia?

Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder. Dysphagia has many causes and may be temporary or permanent. Treatment varies based on the type of dysphagia, signs and symptoms, etiology, medical history, cognitive function of the individual, as well as other factors.


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