Neurogenic Disorders of Language

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Brain damage due to stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), progressive neurological disease, and other etiologies is extremely common worldwide. Neurogenic language disorders that result from the illnesses, accidents, or progressive diseases that cause brain damage can negatively impact an individual's communicative and cognitive well-being. This thoughtful text provides speech-language pathologists and related health care professionals with a comprehensive examination of the concepts and procedures surrounding the management of adult neurogenic disorders. Information is provided on the major disorders including aphasia, traumatic brain injury, right hemisphere disorders, and dementia and assessment procedures and treatment approaches are discussed. In addition, clinical issues-both theoretical and applied-are highlighted throughout the book, making this an excellent choice for anyone working with neurogenic language disorders.

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Laura Murray, Ph.D., CCC/SLP Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences Indiana University Indiana University Teaching Excellence Recognition Award for Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching (2001-2002) Indiana University Teaching Excellence Recognition Award for Undergraduate Teaching (1999) Indiana University Outstanding Junior Faculty Award (1998-1999) Indiana University Teaching Excellence Recognition Award for Graduate Teaching (1998) University of Arizona Graduate College Fellowship (1991-1992) North Dakota Board of Higher Education Scholarship (1987-1988) Manitoba Department of Education's Special Opportunity Teacher Training Award (1987-1988) University of Western Ontario Speech-Language Pathology Gold Medalist (1987) University of Western Ontario Scholarships for Highest Standing in Speech-language Pathology (1985-1987)

Heather M. Clark, Ph.D., CCC/SLP Department of Language, Reading & Exceptionalities Reich College of Education Appalachachian State University ASHA Special Interest Division 2: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders (Steering Committee Member) ASHA Special Interest Division 13: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia) 2003 Editor¿s Award for American Journal of Speech Language Pathology


Ch 1: Overview of Neurogenic Language Disorders. Ch 2: Neuropathology of Neurogenic Language Disorders. Ch 3: A General Model of Assessment. Ch 4: Assessing Linguistic Components of Neurogenic Language Disorders. Ch 5: Assessing Cognitive Components of Neurogenic Language Disorders. Ch 6: Assessment of Participation. Ch 7: Evidence-Based Practice. Ch 8: Treatment of Specific Linguistic and Cognitive Disorders: Remediation of Limitations. Ch 9: Remediation of Activity and Participation. Ch 10: Modern Healthcare and the Future of Neurogenic Language Disorders. Appendices. References. Index.

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Published by Singular (2005)
ISBN 10: 1565937031 ISBN 13: 9781565937031
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