Development of speech and language following bilateral frontal lesions

  title={Development of speech and language following bilateral frontal lesions},
  author={F. Vargha-Khadem and G. Watters and A. M. O'Gorman},
  journal={Brain and Language},
  • F. Vargha-Khadem, G. Watters, A. M. O'Gorman
  • Published 1985
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Brain and Language
  • Language and speech were studied in a young child with perinatally acquired bifrontal lesions. Bilateral frontal pathology seriously interfered with the development of intelligible speech and resulted in a persistent expressive aphasia. Analysis of the neuropsychological profile indicated impairments in intelligence and language comprehension. These deficits, however, were considered secondary to the profound speech programming disorder. The findings indicate that, despite the plasticity of the… CONTINUE READING
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