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Receptive Aphasia Exercises

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Apr 2, 2024.

What are receptive aphasia exercises?

Receptive aphasia exercises help with understanding words spoken by others. The exercises can also help with understanding written words. Speak slowly and clearly. Give the person enough time to hear your words and understand them. Be patient as the person listens or reads during the exercises. Give him or her time to respond before you move to the next exercise.

Which exercises help with understanding spoken words?

Which exercises help with understanding written words?

When should the person follow up with a speech therapist?

Follow up with a speech therapist as directed. The person may need to return for regular visits. The speech therapist can help make a treatment plan. Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during the visits.

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