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This thoroughly revised and updated Fifth Edition is the most comprehensive resource on aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders from the most distinguished authorities of our time. This classic text has been used by graduate speech language pathology students for over 25 years, and continues to be the definitive resource across the speech sciences for aphasia.
The book describes a wide range of intervention strategies including team treatment, group therapy, approaches for bilingual and culturally diverse clients, augmentative and alternative communication, and computer-assisted interventions. An important section addresses psychosocial/functional approaches to intervention. New to this edition are Activities for Discussion that encourage students to reflect on what they just read.
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Section I. BASIC CONSIDERATIONS 1. Introduction to Language Intervention Strategies in Adult Aphasia 2. Neural Basis of Language Disorders 3. Medical Aspects of Stroke Rehabilitation 4. Assessment of Language Disorders in Adults Section II. PRINCIPLES OF LANGUAGE INTERVENTION 5. Research Principles for the Clinician 6. Aphasia Treatment: Recovery, Prognosis, and Clinical Effectiveness 7. Delivering Language Intervention Services to Adults with Neurogenic Communication Disorders 8. Teams and Partnerships in Aphasia Intervention 9. Aphasia Assessment and Treatment for Bilingual and Culturally Diverse Patients Section III.PSYCHOSOCIAL/FUNCTIONAL APPROACHES TO INTERVENTION: FOCUS ON IMPROVING ABILITY TO PERFORM COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING 10. Life Participation Approach to Aphasia: A Statement of Values for the Future 11. Social Approaches to Aphasia Intervention 12. Environmental Systems Approach to Adult Aphasia 13. Treating Life Consequences of Aphasia's Chronicity 14. Group Therapy for Aphasia: Theoretical and Practical Considerations Section IV.TRADITIONAL APPROACHES TO LANGUAGE INTERVENTION 15. Schuell's Stimulation Approach to Rehabilitation 16. Thematic Language Stimulation Therapy 17. Cognitive Stimulation: Stimulation of Recognition/Comprehension, Memory, and Convergent, Divergent, and Evaluative Thinking 18. Early Management of Wernicke's Aphasia: A Context-Based Approach 19. Rehabilitation of Subcortical Aphasia 20. Primary Progressive Aphasia 21. Critical Intervention for Global Aphasia 22. Cognitive Neuropsychological Approaches to Rehabilitation of Language Disorders: Introduction 23. Cognitive Approaches to Impairments of Word Comprehension and Production 24. Cognitive Neuropsychological Approaches to Diagnosis and Treatment: Production and Comprehension of Sentences 25. Comprehension and Production of Written Words 26. Language Rehabilitation from a Neural Perspective 28. Language Oriented Treatment: A Psycholinguistic Approach to Aphasia 29. Treatment of Aphasia Subsequent to the Porch Index of Communicative Ability (PICA) 30. Augmentative and Alternative Communication for People with Aphasia 31. Melodic Intonation Therapy 32. Computer Applications in Aphasia Treatment Section V. THERAPY FOR ASSOCIATED NEUROPATHOLOGIES OF SPEECH AND LANGUAGE RELATED FUNCTIONS 33. Communication Disorders Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury 34. Communication Disorders Associated with Right Hemisphere damage 35. Management of Neurogenic Communication Disorders Associated with Dementia 36. Nature and Treatment of Neuromotor Speech Disorders in Aphasia APPENDIX 36.1â Consonant Production Probe APPENDIX 36.2â Example of Lists of Balanced Multisyllabic Words APPENDIX 36.3â Examples of Sentence Completion Items APPENDIX 36.4 Metronome and Hand-tapping Treatment APPENDIX 36.5 Eight-Step Continuum APPENDIX 36.6 Original Sound Production Treatment Hierarchy APPENDIX 36.7 Modified Sound Production Treatment Author Index Subject Index