anarthria


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partial or total loss of articulate speech resulting from lesions of the central nervous system

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The next day she became acutely altered with anarthria, difficulty speaking, and stiff facial muscles.
Both clinicians describe frontal release signs, anarthria, facial hypomimia, bilateral mild central paresis, absence of soft palate elevation with symmetrical phonation, decreased gag reflex and palatal atrophy, fasciculations, and bilateral lingual mandibular reflex and diagnose Ms.
Table 1 Participants characteristics Participants Sex Age Cerebral Speech Palsy Impairment 1 M 30 Spastic Anarthria 2 M 18 Spastic Anarthria 3 F 33 Spastic Dysarthria 4 F 16 Athetoid Anarthria 5 M 23 Spastic Dysarthria 6 M 33 Spastic Dysarthria 7 M 19 Spastic Anarthria 8 F 25 Spastic Anarthria 9 F 17 Spastic Anarthria 10 M 34 Spastic Anarthria 11 F 26 Spastic Anarthria 12 M 17 Spastic Anarthria Participants Fine motor Abilities AAC techniques 1 Unaided pointing with Syllabic board, index finger.
Further, even individuals with anarthria (no speech) can and do develop phonological awareness when they have long term access and use of voice output devices which allow them to construct and hear their written texts.
Phonological awareness is often developed in spite of severely distorted speech (Dahlgren Sandberg, 1996; Foley, 1993), but studies still have shown that children with severe dysarthria or anarthria have troubles reaching the phonological awareness levels of their typically-speaking peers.
Anarthria can not be treated and is therefore always a threat against reading acquisition.
The megagametophyte in Anarthria (Anarthriaceae, Poales) and its implications for the phylogeny of the Poales.