NEUROBICS: Lingraphica Puzzles
Department: the Waiting Room
Stroke victims often have difficulty recalling words, a condition known as aphasia. People with aphasia typically understand speech but have trouble speaking. Lingraphica (aphasia.com) is a computer system that helps people with aphasia communicate through pictures. A user clicks on pictures that stand for words, and the computer speaks/spells the words. Here are 9 well-known figures of speech written with Lingraphica icons. The first is “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” What do the others say?
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