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 ====== Approach to Aphasia ====== ====== Approach to Aphasia ======
 ===== Primer ===== ===== Primer =====
-**Aphasia** is a disturbance of language due to brain damage. This damage can affect comprehension (listening and reading) and/or expression (speaking and writing). In aphasia, the ability is name objects is always impaired to some degree. Aphasia most commonly develops after a brain injury, such as a stroke or head trauma. However, it can also develop due to neurodegenerative diseases, such as [[geri:​dementia:​alzheimers|Alzheimer’s disease]] or [[geri:​dementia:​frontotemporal|frontotemporal dementia]], leading to syndromes such as [[geri:​dementia:​ppa|primary progressive aphasia]].+**Aphasia** is a disturbance of language due to brain damage. This damage can affect comprehension (listening and reading) and/or expression (speaking and writing). In aphasia, the ability is name objects is always impaired to some degree. Aphasia most commonly develops after a brain injury, such as a stroke or head trauma. However, it can also develop due to neurodegenerative diseases, such as [[geri:​dementia:​alzheimers|Alzheimer’s disease]] or [[geri:​dementia:​frontotemporal|frontotemporal dementia]], leading to syndromes such as [[geri:​dementia:​primary-progressive-aphasia-ppa|primary progressive aphasia]].
  
 ==== Normal Speech ==== ==== Normal Speech ====