Important It is possible that the main title of the report Landau Kleffner Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.
acquired aphasia with convulsive disorder
acquired epileptiform aphasia
Landau Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a childhood disorder 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 2200 Research Boulevard Rockville, MD 20850-3289 United States Tel: (301)296-5700 Fax: (301)296-8580 Tel: (800)638-8255 Email: email@example.com Internet: http://www.asha.org
Epilepsy Foundation 8301 Professional Place Landover, MD 20785-7223 Tel: (866)330-2718 Fax: (877)687-4878 Tel: (800)332-1000 TDD: (800)332-2070 Email: ContactUs@efa.org Internet: http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.aphasia.org
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FOLKS: Friends of Landau Kleffner Syndrome 3 Stone Buildings (Gnd Floor) Lincoln's Inn London, WC2A 3XL United Kingdom Tel: 448708470707 Fax: 441302752662 Email: email@example.com Internet: http://www.friendsoflks.com/Home_Page.htm
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