Sign language aphasia from a neurodegenerative disease.


While Alois Alzheimer recognized the effects of the disease he described on speech and language in his original description of the disease in 1907, the effects of Alzheimer's disease (AD) on language in deaf signers has not previously been reported. We evaluated a 55-year-old right-handed congenitally deaf woman with a 2-year history of progressive memory… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13554794.2012.690427


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