Get to know Aphasia.

Aphasia is a communication disorder. The patient will lose the ability to speak or do not understand. What others are saying or having both problems together. May also have impairments in writing, reading, drawing, calculating and composing sentences.

The hallmark of this disease is that there are irregularities in the use of verbs, nouns, conjunctions, pronouns, prepositions and adverbs.

Causes of Aphasia

Aphasia is caused by abnormalities UFABET in the brain that control language. With brain damage in Broca’s area or Left inferior frontal lobe.

Degree of Aphasia.

There are different levels of loss in the communication of sweetness, ranging from mild to severe. Who can still communicate in general. But can’t think of some words to a very severe level that. Patients do not understand what others say at all and unable to speak and communicate back

However, the loss of meaning is not related to the level of intelligence. The patient still had the same level of intelligence.


Meaninglessness can be divided into two types.

  • slurred type

The patient has difficulty communicating. to express his own needs, unable to think of words, but to understand what others are saying

  • fluent type

The patient will not understand the words of others. Able to speak, but the content does not match the subject being discussed, such as saying, “Where are you going, two cubits?”

Treatment for Aphasia.

The doctor advises those around him to try to communicate with the patient in short, slow, uncomplicated sentences in a quiet environment. ready to use gesture language and should encourage patients to try to communicate with them often