Language and Motor Speech Disorder in Adults

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Halpern (linguistics and communication disorders, Queens College) provides a clinically oriented overview of the major neurogenically caused speech and language disorders in adults. Separate chapters cover disorders associated with right-hemisphere damage, aphasia, dementia, traumatic brain injury, dysarthia, and apraxia of speech. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

The Neural Basis of Speech and Language
9
Aphasia
39
Communication Disorders Associated with Right
97
Communication Disorders Associated with
108
Dementia
121
Communication Disorders Associated with
136
Traumatic Brain Injury
145
Dysarthria
165
Apraxia of Speech
217
References
247
Index
291
About the Author 31
313
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