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Acquired Aphasia with Epilepsy
While very rare, acquired aphasia with epilepsy (also known as Landau-Kleffner syndrome) affects verbal communication, but also is accompanied by seizures. Landau-Kleffner syndrome affects receptive and expressive language ability in children, before and after the onset of epileptic seizures. It typically affects children between the ages of 3 and 7, although symptoms may appear before or after those ages. If any of the signs of acquired aphasia with epilepsy do appear, getting a diagnosis is important. If Landau-Kleffner syndrome is a problem, treatment is available. While the exact causes of this communication disorder are not known, there are many different types of therapy that can be useful in dealing with all the symptoms of Landau-Kleffner syndrome.
Symptoms of Acquired Aphasia with Epilepsy
These are some of the symptoms of Landau-Kleffner syndrome.
- Verbal communication problems are the most prominent sign that acquired aphasia with epilepsy may be a problem.
- Seizures are one of the symptoms that separate this from other communication disorders.
- Word deafness is a symptom of Landau-Kleffner syndrome that may appear.
- Language deterioration usually occurs as the seizures become worse.
- Behavioral disturbances may also appear as a result of acquired aphasia with epilepsy.
As mentioned, some of the signs are similar to other communication disorders, but the appearance of seizures and a general worsening of the problem as time passes is one of the major indicators that Landau-Kleffner syndrome may be a problem.
Dangers of Acquired Aphasia with Epilepsy
The main danger associated with acquired aphasia with epilepsy is the risk of seizures doing permanent damage to the brain, resulting in total or partial loss of communication skills. There are other side effects related to the disorder as well, with come children suffering from depression or other mental problems because of acquired aphasia with epilepsy.
Treatment for Acquired Aphasia with Epilepsy
Treatment for Landau-Kleffner syndrome will vary slightly depending on the severity of the disorder, but here at GoMentor.com, you can find therapists who understand this and work with people as individuals, helping guide them through the process of dealing qith acquired aphasia with epilepsy while also giving them much needed emotional support as well. Speech therapy is another integral part of an overall treatment strategy for acquired aphasia with epilepsy. The sooner treatment is started the better the chances of help being possible.
Definition of Acquired Aphasia with Epilepsy
Acquired aphasia with epilepsy is a communication disorder that affects verbal communication - both receptive and expressive - but also has the added symptom of seizures. Symptoms of Landau-Kleffner syndrome are similar to other communication disorders, with the exception of the seizures. Treatment for acquired aphasia with epilepsy is possible and can help families deal with this rare but serious medical disorder.
Symptoms of / Reasons for Acquired Aphasia with Epilepsy
- Verbal communication problems
- Word deafness
- Language deterioration
- Behavioral disturbances
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