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What's the difference between mild and severe aphasia?

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With mild aphasia, you may be able to converse, but have trouble finding the right word or understanding complex conversations. With severe aphasia, you may say little and not participate in or understand any conversation.

From: An Overview of Aphasia WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 9/16/2018

SOURCES: American Stroke Association: "Aphasia vs. Apraxia." National Stroke Association: "Aphasia." National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders: "Aphasia." The National Aphasia Association: "Understanding Primary Progressive Aphasia."



Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

SOURCES: American Stroke Association: "Aphasia vs. Apraxia." National Stroke Association: "Aphasia." National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders: "Aphasia." The National Aphasia Association: "Understanding Primary Progressive Aphasia."



Reviewed by Neil Lava on September 16, 2018

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