By Isabel Pavão Martins, A. Castro-Caldas, Hugo R. van Dongen, Anne van Hout

ISBN-10: 9401055882

ISBN-13: 9789401055888

ISBN-10: 9401135827

ISBN-13: 9789401135825

One of the main interesting difficulties in Behavioural Neurology is the query of the cerebral association for language in the course of youth. got aphasia in youngsters, albeit infrequent, is a distinct situation within which to check the relatives among language and the mind in the course of cerebral maturation. Its research additional contributes to our realizing of the restoration tactics and mind plasticity in the course of youth. yet whereas there's a large amount of data and experimental paintings on brain-behaviour relationships in grownup topics, the literature in regards to the results of focal mind lesions in young ones is either exiguous and scattered all through medical journals and books. We felt it used to be time to arrange a gathering the place scientists during this box may examine their reports and talk about rules coming from varied components of analysis. A workshop on got Aphasia in youngsters was once held in Sintra, Portugal, on September 13-15, 1990, and attended by means of forty four members from thirteen differents nations. the ambience was once secure and casual and the gang used to be saved small to accomplish this influence. It used to be a truly vigorous and delightful assembly. a few consensus was once certainly arrived at relating methodological difficulties, definition of phrases, and instructions for destiny study. the most contributions are gathered during this publication which, we are hoping, will serve the medical neighborhood as a reference paintings on adolescence Aphasia. I,P.M., AC.C.

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Questions. Answers to where questions and what TABLE 1. Clinical Checklist for Assessing Child Language' A. 1. 2. B. 3a. 3b. 4. 5a. 5b. C. 6. 7. Comprehension Comprehension of simple commands and questions Comprehension of abstract language and complex questions Amount. fluency, rate of speech Amount of speech: Less than expected " " " : More than expected Fluency of speech Rate of speech: Decreased " " " : Increased Intelligibility, grammaticality Intelligibility of speech Speech articulation 48 TABLE 1.

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