Cortical Deafness , Auditory Agnosia , and Word-Deafness : How Distinct are They ?


Word-deafness (verbal auditory agnosia, agnosia for speech, agnosia for acoustic language) is the most devastating of all the disorders of the central auditory pathway in children, whether the disorder is present from infancy (dysphasia) or is acquired (aphasia). Typically, word-deaf children are mute and understand little or nothing of what is said to them… (More)


  • Presentations referencing similar topics