Language Intervention Strategies in Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-17
  • Publisher: LWW

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This thoroughly revised and updated Fifth Edition is the most comprehensive resource on aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders from the most distinguished authorities of our time. This classic text has been used by graduate speech language pathology students for over 25 years, and continues to be the definitive resource across the speech sciences for aphasia. "Doody's Core Titles 2009."

Table of Contents

Basic Considerationsp. 1
Introduction to Language Intervention Strategies in Adult Aphasiap. 3
Neural Basis of Language Disordersp. 20
Medical Aspects of Stroke Rehabilitationp. 42
Assessment of Language Disorders in Adultsp. 64
Principles of Language Interventionp. 161
Research Principles for the Clinicianp. 163
Aphasia Treatment: Recovery, Prognosis, and Clinical Effectivenessp. 186
Delivering Language Intervention Services to Adults with Neurogenic Communication Disordersp. 203
Teams and Partnerships in Aphasia Interventionp. 229
Issues in Assessment and Treatment for Bilingual and Culturally Diverse Patientsp. 245
Psychosocial/Functional Approaches to Intervention: Focus on Improving Ability to Perform Communication Activities of Daily Livingp. 277
Life-Participation Approach to Aphasia: A Statement of Values for the Futurep. 279
Social Approaches to Aphasia Interventionp. 290
Environmental Approach to Adult Aphasiap. 319
Focusing on the Consequences of Aphasia: Helping Individuals Get What They Needp. 349
Group Therapy for Aphasia: Theoretical and Practical Considerationsp. 376
Traditional Approaches to Language Interventionp. 401
Stimulation Approaches
Schuell's Stimulation Approach to Rehabilitationp. 403
Thematic Language-Stimulation Therapyp. 450
Cognitive Stimulation: Stimulation of Recognition/Comprehension, Memory, and Convergent, Divergent, and Evaluative Thinkingp. 469
Early Management of Wernicke's Aphasia: A Context-Based Approachp. 507
Rehabilitation of Subcortical Aphasiap. 530
Primary Progressive Aphasia and Apraxia of Speechp. 543
Global Aphasia: Indentification and Managementp. 565
Cognitive Neuropsychological Approaches to Treatment of Language Disorders
Cognitive Neuropsychological Approaches to Treatment of Language Disorders: Introductionp. 595
Impairments of Word Comprehension and Productionp. 607
Comprehension and Production of Sentencesp. 632
Comprehension and Production of Written Wordsp. 654
Cognitive Neurolinguistic Approaches to the Treatment of Language Disorders
Language Rehabilitation from a Neural Perspectivep. 689
Treatment of Syntactic and Morphologic Deficits in Agrammatic Aphasia: Treatment of Underlying Formsp. 735
Language-Oriented Treatment: A Psycholinguistic Approach to Aphasiap. 756
Treatment of Aphasia Subsequent to the Porch Index of Communicative Ability (PICA)p. 800
Specialized Interventions for Patients With Aphasia
Communication-Based Interventions: Augmented and Alternative Communication for People with Aphasiap. 814
Melodic Intonation Therapyp. 837
Computer Applications in Aphasia Treatmentp. 852
Therapy for Associated Neuropathologies of Speech- And Language-Related Functionsp. 877
Communication Disorders Associated with Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 879
Communication Disorders Associated with Right-Hemisphere Damagep. 963
Management of Neurogenic Communication Disorders Associated with Dementiap. 988
The Nature and Management of Neuromotor Speech Disorders Accompanying Aphasiap. 1009
Author Indexp. 1043
Subject Indexp. 1073
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