Areas Affected with Aphasia

Receptive Deficits

1. Auditory Comprehension-have difficulty understanding what is said to them.
2. Reading Comprehension-Words do not make sense, can not recognize letters.

Expressive Deficits

1. Oral Expression
---Fluent Aphasia-speak fluently but without meaning(makes no sense).
---Non-Fluent Aphasia-Choppy, broken and a struggle is present with words. Use only key words to get point across.
2. Decreased writing skills-from knowing only a few letters to not being able to write anything.