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acquired aphasia with convulsive disorder
acquired epileptiform aphasia
Landau Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is characterized by the loss of comprehension and expression of verbal language (aphasia) in association with severely abnormal electroencephalic (EEG) findings that often result in seizures.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 10801 Rockville Pike Rockville, MD 20852 United States Tel: (800)498-2071 Fax: (301)296-8580 Tel: (800)638-8255 TDD: (301)296-5650 Email: email@example.com Internet: http://www.asha.org
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National Aphasia Association 350 Seventh Avenue Suite 902 New York, NY 10007 USA Tel: (212)267-2814 Fax: (212)267-2812 Tel: (800)922-4622 Email: email@example.com Internet: http://www.aphasia.org
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FOLKS: Friends of Landau Kleffner Syndrome 3 Stone Buildings (Gnd Floor) Lincoln's Inn London, Intl WC2A 3XL United Kingdom Tel: 44 870 8470707 Fax: 44 130 2752662 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.friendsoflks.com/Home_Page.htm
MUMS National Parent-to-Parent Network 150 Custer Court Green Bay, WI 54301-1243 USA Tel: (920)336-5333 Fax: (920)339-0995 Tel: (877)336-5333 Email: email@example.com Internet: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
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Madisons Foundation PO Box 241956 Los Angeles, CA 90024 Tel: (310)264-0826 Fax: (310)264-4766 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.madisonsfoundation.org
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