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Parkinson’s disease made daily activities a struggle for John, but a targeted treatment program improved his movement and speech. It’s just what his doctor — and his wife — ordered.
What if you lost your ability to express and understand language? That's what aphasia does — it steals your ability to communicate. Find out more about its effects and how to deal with those afflicted.
Speaking and language abilities vary from person to person, but not just anyone can execute those skills.
Imagine being dropped off in a country where you speak very little of the native language, and as long as the native speakers speak slowly, you only understand bits and pieces. This is very similar to how someone with aphasia may feel every day.
Aphasia is a challenging communication disorder that creates many obstacles for patients and their families.