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Praise for the Second Edition: "Easy to read...chapters are well written...relevant and valuable...can be used as introductory literature...as well as provide refreshing readings for clinicians in the field."--Logopedics, Phoniatrics, Vocology In Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders - now in a concise, fully updated Fourth Edition - world-renowned authorities provide in-depth information on the characteristics and etiology of brain-based disorders. Succinct chapters cover the latest advances in the management of aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementias, and right hemisphere syndrome. In this edition, for the first time, the expert authors present a modern approach that goes beyond traditional assessment and treatment to incorporate contemporary cultural, linguistic, and quality-of-life concerns. Features - Integrates the clinical and humanistic aspects related to aphasia in a way that accurately reflects how the discipline is being taught in classrooms today - Full-color illustrations of the brain and nervous system supplement expanded chapters on neuroanatomy and neurophysiology - Easy-to-read textboxes and review questions at the end of each chapter are ideal for quick reference and self-study The most comprehensive yet succinct resource available in the field today, this reference is a must-have for every student, resident, or practitioner involved in speech language pathology and the treatment of communication disorders.
Leonard L. LaPointe, PhD, is Francis Eppes Distinguished Professor of Communication Science Disorders; Faculty, Program in Neuroscience; Faculty, College of Medicine; Florida State University; Tallahassee, Florida.
Table of Contents
|Foundations and Practicalities||p. 1|
|Brain Basics||p. 3|
|Humanistic Basics: Adaptation, Accommodation, and Aristos||p. 9|
|Aphasia Theory, Models, and Classification||p. 27|
|Clinical Practice in Acute Care Hospital Settings||p. 48|
|Neuroimaging and Brain-Based Communication Disorders||p. 59|
|Multicultural and Multi-Linguistic Issues||p. 69|
|Enhancing Quality of Life||p. 81|
|Assessment and Treatment||p. 93|
|Naming and Word-Retrieval Impairments||p. 95|
|Reading and Writing Impairments||p. 121|
|Syntax and Linguistic-Based Approaches||p. 141|
|Pragmatics and Discourse||p. 156|
|Social and Life Participation Approaches to Aphasia Intervention||p. 171|
|Assistive Technology||p. 185|
|Treatment Effectiveness and Evidence-Based Practice||p. 197|
|Resources for Families and Clinicians||p. 211|
|Related Cognitive-Language Disorders||p. 221|
|Right Hemisphere Damage||p. 223|
|Traumatic Brain Injury, Blast Injuries, and Multisystem Injuries||p. 251|
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