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Landau Kleffner Syndrome


Synonyms of Landau Kleffner Syndrome
  • acquired aphasia with convulsive disorder
  • acquired epileptiform aphasia
  • LKS

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Landau Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is 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.

    Organizations related to Landau Kleffner Syndrome
    • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
      10801 Rockville Pike
      Rockville MD 20852
      Phone #: 800-321-2742
      800 #: 800-321-2742
      e-mail: actioncenter@asha.org
      Home page: http://www.asha.org
    • Epilepsy Canada
      1470 Peel Street
      Quebec None H3A 1T1
      Phone #: 514-845-7855
      800 #: 877-734-0873
      e-mail: epilepsy@epilepsy.ca
      Home page: http://www.epilepsy.ca
    • Epilepsy Foundation
      4351 Garden City Drive
      Landover MD 20785
      Phone #: 301-459-3700
      800 #: 800-332-1000
      e-mail: postmaster@efa.org
      Home page: http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org
    • FOLKS: Friends of Landau Kleffner Syndrome
      3 Stone Buildings (Ground Floor)
      London Intl WC2A 3XL
      Phone #: 44 -870- 8470707
      800 #: --
      e-mail: RAHantusch@compuserve.com
      Home page: http://www.bobjanet.demon.co.uk/lks/folks.html
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • Madisons Foundation
      PO Box 241956
      Los Angeles CA 90024
      Phone #: 310-264-0826
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: getinfo@madisonsfoundation.org
      Home page: http://www.madisonsfoundation.org
    • National Aphasia Association
      7 Dey St.
      New York NY 10007
      Phone #: 212-267-2814
      800 #: 800-922-4622
      e-mail: naa@aphasia.org
      Home page: http://www.aphasia.org
    • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
      31 Center Drive
      Bethesda MD 20892-2540
      Phone #: 301-496-5751
      800 #: 800-352-9424
      e-mail: braininfo@ninds.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/



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