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Acquired Language Disorders A Case-Based Approach

ISBN-10: 1597565717
ISBN-13: 9781597565714
Edition: 2nd 2014
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Description: Acquired Language Disorders: A Case-Based Approach, now in its second edition, is a practical, easy-to-follow, informative guide for students and clinicians. The authors present each case from a holistic perspective, encouraging clinicians to  More...

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Book details

List price: $69.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Plural Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/28/2014
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Acquired Language Disorders: A Case-Based Approach, now in its second edition, is a practical, easy-to-follow, informative guide for students and clinicians. The authors present each case from a holistic perspective, encouraging clinicians to consider executive functions, attention, memory, and visuospatial skills of the person with aphasia during the assessment process and throughout treatment.. This edition begins with a review of the basics of brain- behavior relationships and pertinent medical terminology for treating individuals who have a neurological impairment. Each disorder is then introduced in a case-based format with a Target ModelT that includes a diagnostic profile along with treatment considerations and a functional analysis of the case.. New to the second edition: . Current therapeutic information and strategies with a review of recent research pertaining to individuals with acquired language disorders and individuals with cognitive communication deficits secondary to mild brain injury Resources for cognitive assessments of people with aphasia, and new directions and interventions for patients with dementia Twenty-three treatment programs including 11 new approaches-such as Speech Entrainment; A Program for Phonological Alexia/Agraphia; Oral Reading for Language in Aphasia with Virtual Therapist (ORLA-VT); and more Discussion of innovative approaches for treating aphasia- such as Repeated Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS); Anodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (A-tDCS); and Cathodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (C-tDCS) A "Test Your Knowledge" section with questions based on 10 patient scenarios that instructors can also use as a professional discussion tool Color inserts and a Quick Reference Diagnostic Chart for Acquired Language Disorders (ALD) that addresses and provides diagnostic information for the major nonfluent and fluent aphasias as well as other ALDs. A sample, completed Functio

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