Neurogenic disorders of language: theory driven clinical practice
Thomson Delmar Learning, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 518 pages
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 individuals 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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
fr Chapter 2 Overview of Neurogenic Language
Chapter 5 Neuropathology of Neurogenic
17 other sections not shown
activities adults Alzheimer's disease and/or anosognosia Aphasiology appropriate apraxia areas artery assessment associated attention behaviors brain damage caregivers cerebral Chapter clinical clinicians cognitive cognitive abilities cognitive functions cognitive impairments communication disorders communication partners complete cues deficits dementia described device discourse dysarthria effects evaluate example executive function frontal lobe frontotemporal dementia graphemes head injury Helm-Estabrooks identify improve individuals interactions Journal lesions lexical-semantic linguistic and cognitive lobe measures memory ment modalities motor neglect neurogenic language disorders neurological Neuropsychological neurotransmitters outcomes Parkinson's disease participation patient populations patients with aphasia patients with neurogenic patients with RHD patients with TBI phonological pragmatic problems procedures processing reading recovery rehabilitation response right hemisphere scores semantic sentence skills specific speech speech-language pathology spoken stimuli strategies stroke structures studies subtests symptoms target tasks test batteries therapy tion traumatic brain injury types typically verbal visual word