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Aphasia and related neurogenic language disorders [electronic resource] / [edited by] Leonard L. LaPointe, Julie A.G. Stierwalt.

Contributor(s): LaPointe, Leonard L | Stierwalt, Julie A. G
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Thieme, 2018Edition: 5th edDescription: 345 p. ; cmISBN: 9781626234505 (e-book)Subject(s): Aphasia | Language Disorders | Central Nervous System Diseases | Aphasia | Language disorders | Central nervous system -- DiseasesDDC classification: 616.85/52 LOC classification: RC425 | .A64 2018Online content: Click here to access online Also available in print.
Contents:
Brain basics -- Humanistic basics : accommodation, adjustment, and aristos -- Aphasia theory, models, and classification -- Neuroimaging and brain-based communication disorders -- Care for people with aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders in acute hospital settings -- Multicultural and multilinguistic issues -- General principles of assessment -- Naming and word retrieval impairments -- Comprehension -- Acquired impairments of reading and writing -- Syntax and linguistic-based approaches -- pragmatics and discourse -- Social and life participation approaches to aphasia intervention -- Assistive technology -- Treatment effectiveness and evidence-based practice -- Telepractice -- Digital and electronic advances in the management of aphasia and related neurogenic language disorders -- Resources for families and clinicians -- Funding and reimbursement of speech-language services -- Primary progressive aphasia -- Communication disorders associated with right hemisphere brain damage -- Dementia -- Traumatic brain injury, blast injuries, and multisystem injuries -- Communication and cognition.
Summary: Rapid advances in neural imaging, particularly in regard to neural plasticity and brain changes, have resulted in an evolving neurorehabilitation paradigm for aphasia and related language disorders. Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders has been adopted worldwide as a text for aphasia courses. This new 5th edition by Leonard LaPointe and Julie Stierwalt encompasses state-of-the-art concepts and approaches from an impressive cadre of experts who work in research labs, classrooms, clinics, and hospitals-including the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. As in previous editions, this book embraces a humanistic approach to treatment, addressing multicultural and multilinguistic considerations and social model interventions. The text encompasses a full continuum of cognitive-language disorder management-from everyday practicalities, assessment, and treatment to disorder-specific cases with evidence-based data. Additions to the 5th edition include chapters on pragmatics and discourse, telepractice, digital and electronic advances, funding and reimbursement, and comprehension, syntax, and linguistic based disorders.
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Brain basics -- Humanistic basics : accommodation, adjustment, and aristos -- Aphasia theory, models, and classification -- Neuroimaging and brain-based communication disorders -- Care for people with aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders in acute hospital settings -- Multicultural and multilinguistic issues -- General principles of assessment -- Naming and word retrieval impairments -- Comprehension -- Acquired impairments of reading and writing -- Syntax and linguistic-based approaches -- pragmatics and discourse -- Social and life participation approaches to aphasia intervention -- Assistive technology -- Treatment effectiveness and evidence-based practice -- Telepractice -- Digital and electronic advances in the management of aphasia and related neurogenic language disorders -- Resources for families and clinicians -- Funding and reimbursement of speech-language services -- Primary progressive aphasia -- Communication disorders associated with right hemisphere brain damage -- Dementia -- Traumatic brain injury, blast injuries, and multisystem injuries -- Communication and cognition.

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Rapid advances in neural imaging, particularly in regard to neural plasticity and brain changes, have resulted in an evolving neurorehabilitation paradigm for aphasia and related language disorders. Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders has been adopted worldwide as a text for aphasia courses. This new 5th edition by Leonard LaPointe and Julie Stierwalt encompasses state-of-the-art concepts and approaches from an impressive cadre of experts who work in research labs, classrooms, clinics, and hospitals-including the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. As in previous editions, this book embraces a humanistic approach to treatment, addressing multicultural and multilinguistic considerations and social model interventions. The text encompasses a full continuum of cognitive-language disorder management-from everyday practicalities, assessment, and treatment to disorder-specific cases with evidence-based data. Additions to the 5th edition include chapters on pragmatics and discourse, telepractice, digital and electronic advances, funding and reimbursement, and comprehension, syntax, and linguistic based disorders.

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