Primary progressive aphasia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a type of neurological syndrome in which language capabilities slowly and progressively become impaired. As with other types of aphasia, the symptoms […]

Semantic dementia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Semantic dementia (SD), also known as semantic variant primary progressive aphasia (svPPA), is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by loss of semantic memory in both the verbal and […]

Progressive nonfluent aphasia

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     Progressive nonfluent aphasia (PNFA) is one of three clinical syndromes associated with frontotemporal lobar degeneration. PNFA has an insidious onset of language deficits over time as opposed […]

Disabilities affecting intellectual abilities

          This article was published on wikipedia.org, and is shown here in its original form.  However, this version is designed for website accessibility standards.     There are a variety of medical conditions affecting cognitive ability. This is a broad concept encompassing various intellectual or cognitive deficits, including intellectual disability, deficits too mild to properly qualify […]

Citizen Advocacy organisations

Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility   Citizen Advocacy organizations (Citizen Advocacy programs/programmes) seek to cause benefit by reconnecting people who have become isolated from the ordinary community. Their practice was defined in two key documents: CAPE in 1980 and Learning From Citizen Advocacy Programs in 1987. The theoretical foundation of Citizen Advocacy is found in Citizen […]