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Acquired Language Disorders: A Case-Based Approach
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Acquired Language Disorders: A Case-Based Approach

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Mixed media product 350 Pages / Published: 01/12/2013
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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 ModelA' 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 Functional Communications Connections Worksheet included in the color insert and a blank version included in the appendix for treatment planning purposes --An accompanying CD with updated PowerPoint slides to complement other pedagogical materials By providing a variety of ALD patient cases along with critical thinking activities for students and a review for clinicians, Acquired Language Disorders: A Case-Based Approach, Second Edition demonstrates its relevance in both the classroom and clinical settings.

Publisher: Plural Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781597565714
Number of pages: 350
Weight: 748 g
Dimensions: 279 x 254 x 18 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

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