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In this article we present a case report of a patient, who had a peculiar pattern of language use following a stroke. The two most prominent features were language switches during spontaneous speech in the first months postonset, when the patient mixed English, German, and French words and utterances into his mother tongue (Dutch); clearly disturbed speech(More)
Speech addressed to children is more redundant and less complex than speech directed to adults. To what extent do such 'baby talk' features occur in speech to demented elderly? This study is conducted to obtain descriptive information on the speech environment of institutionalized elderly people. The results show that caregivers use documented features of(More)
This case study concerns an 18-year-old bilingual girl who suffered a radiation lesion in the left (dominant) thalamic and temporal region when she was 4 years old. Language and memory assessment revealed deficits in auditory short-term memory, auditory word comprehension, nonword repetition, syntactic processing, word fluency, and confrontation naming(More)
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