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Main Causes of Aphasia

by Dr. Mona Greenfield, Aphasia Expert
December 01, 2017

Question: What are the main causes of aphasia?

Answer: Aphasia is the result of brain trauma from stroke,  traumatic brain injury or brain degeneration (primary progressive aphasia).

Dr. Mona Greenfield is a speech-language pathologist and clinical social worker. She has taught in many graduate programs in speech-language pathology, including NYU. For the past 13 years, she has blended her training in speech-language pathology and social work by founding and directing the Metropolitan Communication Associates and in her private practice.

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