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Aphasia : struggling for understanding.

Author: Pat Softly; Carole MacNeil; Evan Solomon; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Publisher: [Toronto, Ont.] : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC Learning [distributor] 2008 :
Series: CBC News Sunday (Television program)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [LetterboxedView all editions and formats
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"What if your ability to speak or understand speech was taken away with no warning and you struggled to find words that just won't come? This is what happens to people with aphasia, which occurs when the language centres of the brain are damaged by stroke or brain injury. While it affects more than 100,000 Canadians, many people have never heard of it. But there are ways to help aphasics express themselves. CBC News  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pat Softly; Carole MacNeil; Evan Solomon; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 316886935
Notes: Originally broadcast on CBC News Sunday on July 27, 2008.
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Credits: Producer, Pat Softly ; editor, Michael Dorn.
Performer(s): Hosts, Carole MacNeil, Evan Solomon.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 14 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: CBC News Sunday (Television program)
Other Titles: Struggling for understanding

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"What if your ability to speak or understand speech was taken away with no warning and you struggled to find words that just won't come? This is what happens to people with aphasia, which occurs when the language centres of the brain are damaged by stroke or brain injury. While it affects more than 100,000 Canadians, many people have never heard of it. But there are ways to help aphasics express themselves. CBC News Sunday has this story about two people faced with the daunting task of learning to speak again"--container.

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Aphasia: Struggling for Understanding

(EMRO user published 2011-01-07 ) Very Good Permalink
This brief piece on aphasia was produced as an educational item for the Canadian Broadcasting System and although some introductory statistics are specific to Canada, the majority of the content is applicable to a wide consumer audience. Aphasia is a disorder that occurs when the areas of the brain that...
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