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Motor Aphasia

The inability to process thoughts into speech due to neurological damage; symptomology is similar to Broca’s aphasia, although those with motor aphasia may also be able to repeat words and phrases.

Example: An elderly man follows commands and communicates with gestures, but since his stroke, he can’t put his thoughts into words.

Motor Aphasia
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Motor Aphasia. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 21, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/motor-aphasia/