Remediation of Written Language

@article{Beeson2004RemediationOW,
  title={Remediation of Written Language},
  author={P{\'e}lagie M. Beeson},
  journal={Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={11},
  pages={37 - 48}
}
  • P. Beeson
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
Abstract Written communication involves the linking of ideas and words to their appropriate spellings, and then moving the hand to actually write the desired words. Acquired impairments of writing are referred to as agraphia and can result from damage to various stages of the writing process. These impairments may reflect degraded knowledge about spelling and the correspondences between sounds and letters or difficulty with the selection and formation of letters. Characteristic features of… Expand
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