Supporting Communication for Adults with Acute and Chronic Aphasia

ISBN-10: 1598572687

ISBN-13: 9781598572681

Edition: 2013

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This comprehensive text is the definitive guide to research-based strategies, supports, and technologies that improve outcomes for adults with chronic or acute aphasia-and help them make a successful return to daily life. Professionals will get the foundational knowledge they need to, ensure effective communication support across all health care settings and stages of recovery, implement therapeutic assessments that involve people with aphasia as proactive partners, leverage technology to support communication, weave communication supports into inpatient and outpatient therapy, conduct treatment in small groups to enhance communication and reduce social isolation, support participation in everyday situations, strengthen social relationships by training communication partners, maintain ongoing, long-term communication support that adapts to changing needs, An ideal textbook for graduate courses on aphasia-and an indispensable resource, for practicing SLPs and other service providers-this book will help professionals strengthen the communication skills, social competence, and life satisfaction of people with aphasia. Book jacket.
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List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company Incorporated
Publication date: 4/22/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Series Preface
Series Editors and Editorial Advisory Board
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Supporting Communication: Improving the Experience of Living with Aphasia
Frameworks for Managing Communication Support for People with Aphasia
Communication Supports
Supporting Communication with Technology
Staging Communication Supports Across the Health Care Continuum
Assess for Success: Evidence for Therapeutic Assessment
Integrating Communication Supports into Aphasia Intervention in Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation
Integrating Communication Support into Aphasia Group Treatment
Communication Support for Everyday Life Situations
Supporting Communication with Partner Training
Ongoing Management and Maintaining Communication Support
Communication Access, Rights, and Policies
Appendix Image Capture and Management
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