A mum who wakes up every day with a different foreign accent claims she suffers RACIST ABUSE – and has been subjected to callous supermarket comments and prank Chinese takeaway calls. Michaela Armer from Poulton-Le-Fylde lost her consistent Lancashire accent overnight in 2015, something she believes was triggered by an MRI scan which ‘aggravated’ her chronic complex migraines.
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Since the scan 47-year-old Michaela doesn’t know before opening her mouth whether she’ll speak in a Chinese, Filipino, South African, Italian, Polish or French accent.Foreign Accent Syndrome is a speech impairment from a neurological disorder or a psychological problem.The person suddenly speaks with a different accent
The condition makes it sound as though the person is speaking with a foreign accent, and is typically triggered by a brain injury, stroke or psychological problems.Michaela Armer, 47, suffers from foreign accent syndrome and claims she’s been the victim of racial abuse as a result.
Michaela is one of just a handful of people worldwide who has Foreign Accent Syndrome – a condition which makes it sound as if the person is speaking with a foreign accent.