Aphasia is one of the most significant and common conditions caused by stroke or brain injury. Over 2 million people in the United States are currently affected by aphasia, but few outside the clinical world know what it is. In fact, given its prevalence, most people have encountered someone with aphasia but just don't know it by name.
“Language Disorder” is a term that encompasses many difficulties with spoken and/or written language; but given the somewhat wide range of the term, it can be a little overwhelming to understand and define. In today’s blog post we’ll expand on the term, and give a little overview of the organization of language in general!