Aphasia: The Disorder That Makes You Lose Your Words

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Do you ever have a moment where you can't get the words in your head to come out precisely? Or do you mix up words that sound similar? For some of us, these are simple errors in communicating, but for others, this is called aphasia. View an interesting video on the phenomenon of this language disorder.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Flip the classroom and have pupils view the video at home saving class time for discussion and research
Classroom Considerations

  • Best suited for middle or high school aged learners
Pros

  • Discusses the multiple ways people are affected by aphasia 
  • Comes with links to discussion questions and links to further research
Cons

  • None