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What are the symptoms of dysprosody?

A person with dysprosody will continue speaking the same language they once did, but the rhythm and melody with which they speak will change. They will emphasize different syllables in common words, and certain consonants or vowels may sound different or be omitted altogether when a person speaks. Once a person has been affected by dysprosody, they may no longer sound like a native speaker in their own language. For example, one woman who developed dysprosody grew up in New York. After the disorder, she sounded like she was originally from Sweden when she spoke English.

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