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A communication disorder is a condition that partially or totally prevents communication. The defect can be in producing, receiving or understanding the communication and includes such individual disorders as Autism, Aphasia, Dyscalculia and Reading Disorder ( Dyslexia)

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PsychNet-UK Communication Disorders (General) Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Academy of Aphasia - Is an international organization of researchers interested in the study of language and the brain, with particular focus on people with brain injury.The Academy of Aphasia is an organization made up of researchers who study the language problems of people who have neurological diseases. Some of these researchers also provide clinical services to help people improve their language skills following strokes or other illnesses.  3/5
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association  The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is the professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 145,000 members and affiliates who are speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally. 4/5
Communication Disorders in Children - What is meant by a Communication Disorder. The term COMMUNICATION DISORDERS encompasses a wide variety of problems in language, speech, and hearing. Speech and language impairments include articulation problems, voice disorders, fluency problems (such as stuttering), aphasia (difficulty in using words, usually as a result of a brain injury), and delays in speech and/or language. 3/5
Gerstmann Syndrome Support Network - Is a National Non-profit Network which was founded in September 1997. The Network offers mutual support and education for persons with Gerstmann Syndrome, which causes an inability to do math, express thoughts in writing, distinguish between right and left, and distinguish one's own finger from another's .3/5
Medicine Online Text - Neurology - Aphasia from neurology perspective - complete with self-test questions and references.Aphasia is an acquired disorder of language due to brain damage. Aphasia does not include (1) developmental disorders of language, often called dysphasia in the United States; (2) purely motor speech disorders, limited to articulation of speech via the oral-motor apparatus, referred to as stuttering, dysarthria, and apraxia of speech; or (3) disorders of language that are secondary to primary thought disorders, such as schizophrenia. 3/5
MEDLINEplus Medical Encyclopedia: Mixed receptive - expressive. - Mixed receptive -expressive language disorder.- Some children only have an expressive language disorder. Others have a mixed receptive-expressive language disorder, meaning that they have symptoms of both conditions.Children with language disorders are able to produce sounds, and their speech can be understood. 4/5
National Aphasia Association - Aphasia. An impairment of the ability to use or comprehend words, usually acquired as a result of a stroke or other brain injury. Aphasia is an acquired communication disorder that impairs a person's ability to process language, but does not affect intelligence.
Aphasia impairs the ability to speak and understand others, and most people with aphasia experience difficulty reading and writing.
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Speech Therapy - WebRing - Speech Therapy, Speech Therapists (SLPs) and their patients. Resources of interest to those groups. Aphasia (aphasic patients), CVA,TBI, CHI.  A WebRing.
    
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Google Scholarly Articles on Communication Disorders- Click Here A communication disorder is a condition that partially or totally prevents communication. The defect can be in producing, receiving or understanding the communication and includes such individual disorders as Autism, Aphasia, Dyscalculia and Reading Disorder ( Dyslexia)
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Recommended Books    
Therapeutic Processes for Communication Disorders: A Guide for Clinicians and Students
Research Methods in Communication Disorders
A Primer on Communication and Communicative Disorders

Therapeutic Processes for Communication Disorders: A Guide for Clinicians and Students

Research Methods in Communication Disorders (Paperback)
by Tim Pring (Author)

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