Frequently Asked Questions

What are the different types of aphasia?

The four predominant types of aphasia include:

  • Expressive aphasia – You know what you want to say, but you experience difficulty articulating your thought through writing or speech.
  • Anomic aphasia – You see words or hear someone speaking without being able to make sense of what it means.
  • Receptive aphasia – You have difficulty identifying the right words you want to use while speaking.
  • Global aphasia – You cannot read, write, speak and comprehend speech or writing.

Other questions related to Aphasia

Related Content

Now is the time to try online!

Amwell can help you feel better faster. Register now for access to doctors 24 hours a day.

Continue