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Supported Conversation for Adults With Aphasia (SCA)

Aphasia is usually defined as a language problem that is caused by an injury to the brain—most commonly a stroke affecting the left side of the brain, while Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA) is a method that is relevant in addressing the challenge of aphasia. Language is about more than speaking; it involves the ability to understand, read, and write. In aphasia, the problem with speaking is not related to a difficulty with speech muscles of the mouth but is more like the experience of being in a foreign country and not speaking the language. In that situation, everything related to language is compromised, including speaking, understanding, reading, and writing. In the same way that language is more than just speaking, aphasia is ...

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