Neurogenic Language Disorders in Children (International by Franco Fabbro

By Franco Fabbro

Language issues in kids are probably the most common motives of problems in verbal exchange, social interplay, studying and educational fulfillment. it's been predicted that over five% of kids current with a few type of language sickness. This quantity illustrates the cutting-edge in neurogenic language issues in teenagers. the newest findings approximately received epileptiform aphasias (from Landau-Kleffner syndrome to autistic regression) are provided and discussed.Language issues in kids with early mind lesions are reviewed when it comes to the aspect of the lesion and their epileptic correlates (e.g., paroxysmal abnormalities in the course of NREM sleep). New medical stories are provided and a wide dialogue is hung on language problems as a result of malformation or tumor lesions localized to the Posterior Fossa. The final a part of the amount experiences the cutting-edge on probably the most debated scientific neurolinguistic photos of developmental age equivalent to crossed aphasia in youngsters, the modality and kinds of aphasia restoration in kids and protracted bought youth aphasia. This quantity is the 5th in a chain of books commissioned by means of the foreign organization of Logopedics and Phoniatrics.

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Impairments in this domain may be assessed with measures of joint attention skills (Mundy et al, 1990). Since autistic regression occurs prior to age 2 years and as such may be associated with a the loss of only a few single words identifying loss of joint-attention skills may be a better early indicator of regression in children with autism. Autistic regression with or without an epileptiform EEG should be differentiated from children classified as having disintegrative disorder (DD) in whom language and behavioral regression is delayed and may occur as late as age 10 years (Rapin, 1995b).

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