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Foreign accent-sydrome

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Foreign accent syndrome is a rare medical condition in which patients develop what appears to be a foreign accent. If you have FAS, you adopt what sounds like a foreign accent, even though you may never have traveled to that particular country.

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Foreign accent-sydrome

  1. 1. Presented by: -Sirine Ben Dhiab
  2. 2. • Alteration of tone , pitch , and rhythm of a person’s speech . • Perceived as a different accent . • Claims of diffrent language abilities .
  3. 3. • Stroke • Trauma to the brain • Brain hemorrhage • Multiple sclerosis • Brain tumor • Aphasia • Apraxia
  4. 4. • Speech therapy • Counseling
  5. 5.  First observed in 1907.  Most famous case from 1941 in Norway , woman developed German accent and was shunned .  There are only 60 Cases worldwide .
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