ERIC Number: EJ558331
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Extralinguistic Communication Compensates for the Loss of Verbal Fluency: A Case Study of Alzheimer's Disease.
Sabat, Steven R.; Cagigas, Xavier E.
Language & Communication, v17 n4 p341-51 Oct 1997
The case study of an older woman with Alzheimer's disease shows that while her command of words and syntax had deteriorated, her ability to use other forms of communication had not. Her alternative forms of communication included use of gesture, facial expression, posture, and tone of voice. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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