ALALIA

fractional or full incapacity to talk. Even though principally ancient today, the label is sometimes preferred as an equivalent word for mutism.

ALALIA: "All the patients suffering from alalia were grouped together for social activities and sign-language seminars."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ALALIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/alalia/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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