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Acquired Aphasia in Children: Acquisition and Breakdown of by Isabel Pavão Martins, A. Castro-Caldas, Hugo R. van Dongen,

By Isabel Pavão Martins, A. Castro-Caldas, Hugo R. van Dongen, Anne van Hout

One of the main attention-grabbing difficulties in Behavioural Neurology is the query of the cerebral association for language in the course of adolescence. received aphasia in young ones, albeit infrequent, is a different condition within which to review the kin among language and the mind in the course of cerebral maturation. Its research additional contributes to our realizing of the restoration methods and mind plasticity in the course of early life. yet whereas there's a large amount of data and experimental paintings on brain-behaviour relationships in grownup matters, the literature concerning the results of focal mind lesions in kids is either exiguous and scattered all through clinical journals and books. We felt it was once time to arrange a gathering the place scientists during this box may examine their reviews and talk about rules coming from diversified parts of analysis. A workshop on obtained Aphasia in young ones was once held in Sintra, Portugal, on September 13-15, 1990, and attended via forty four contributors from thirteen differents nations. the ambience was once comfy and casual and the gang used to be stored small to accomplish this impact. It used to be a truly energetic and delightful assembly. a few consensus was once certainly arrived at referring to methodological difficulties, definition of phrases, and directions for destiny examine. the most contributions are accumulated during this ebook which, we are hoping, will serve the medical group as a reference paintings on early life Aphasia. I,P.M., AC.C.

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