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  • He is experiencing a condition called Aphasia, which is an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person's ability to process language at times, but does not affect intelligence.

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  • This is a condition known as Aphasia or Thought Lapse and represents a most serious stage of the difficulty, in many cases totally beyond the possibility of relief -- a condition in which no stutterer should allow himself to get.

    Stammering, Its Cause and Cure

  • THOUGHT STUTTERING: This is an advanced form of stuttering which is also known as Aphasia and which is caused by the inability of the sufferer to recall the mental images necessary to the formation of a word.

    Stammering, Its Cause and Cure

  • All impairment of speech is called Aphasia, and it is called Motor Aphasia when the apparatus is damaged on the side of movement.

    The Story of the Mind

  • Heavy metal gets fingered: As a teenager in Santa Ana, he formed a death metal band called Aphasia.

    USATODAY.com News

  • For Galadriel: "Aphasia" APPALOOSA - book or movie: 2,434 words.

    the Yuletide 2008 reveal! (what I wrote, and my thoughts)

  • This is a kind of Aphasia, and while the doctors brushed it off and claimed I was functioning far too well, and forgetting names, words and concepts is perfectly normal, I felt there was a marked difference in my ability to function at this level.

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  • "Aphasia" would not be counted as "mental retardation" because it is usually an acquired disorder rather than a congenital one or one dating from early childhood, and more importantly because it is one particular form of cognitive impairment, whereas "mental retardation" implies global cognitive impairment.

    The Volokh Conspiracy

  • Aphasia still plays its merry pranks, still makes demands on both of us, but we've made a sweet life for ourselves, despite everything.

    Diane Ackerman: What My Husband and Gabrielle Giffords Share

  • It's like being a medieval knight, but instead of having rampant gules and lion resplendent, you have green for Tehran awareness on a background of gray for Aphasia and Brown for Anti-Tobacco.

    December is Enough Awareness Month

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