expressive aphasia

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Noun1.expressive aphasia - aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impairedexpressive aphasia - aphasia in which expression by speech or writing is severely impaired
aphasia - inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
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Four chapters then discuss aphasias including fluent and non-fluent aphasia, semantic and phonological tasks, and technologies to assist word retrieval and sentence production.
Progressive non-fluent aphasia, characterized by hesitant, labored, and often ungrammatical speech
Yet at times his speech would also be agrammatical, more reminiscent of a non-fluent aphasia such as a Broca's aphasia.
4) Subsequently, Grossman et al (5,10) reported a different form of progressive language disorder, which was marked by dysfluent and effortful speech, hesitations and errors in the production of speech sounds and termed progressive non-fluent aphasia (PNFA).
We present a 50-year-old woman with non-fluent aphasia due to left hemisphere acute infarction.
There have been reported improvements in the cognitive and language skills of individuals with chronic non-fluent aphasia following a period of AAC usage (Johnson, Strauss Hough, King, Vos & Jeffs, 2008).
8 October 2010 - Canada-based clinical-stage biotechnology company Allon Therapeutics Inc (TSE: NPC) announced today that a pilot clinical trial has successfully met its primary endpoint of safety and tolerability, with the company's lead neuroprotective drug candidate davunetide, in patients with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and other types of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) like corticobasal syndrome, and progressive non-fluent aphasia.