Speech and language disorders occur as a result of a neurological injury including but not limited to stroke, Parkinson's disease and traumatic brain injury. These
deficits can significantly impact one's quality of life and daily interactions with others. Speech disorders can include
. A language disorder, also known as aphasia
can involve difficulty in comprehension and/or expression, and may include cognitive deficits should other parts of the brain be affected. In severe cases, a communication
device may be needed.