Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults (3rd Revised edition)

Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults (3rd Revised edition)

By: Harvey Halpern (author), Robert Goldfarb (author)Paperback

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Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults, Third Edition provides an overview of the major neurogenically caused speech and language disorders in adults. The authors, with a combined 80 years of clinical expertise, incorporate case studies associated with each of the neurogenic communication disorders. Each chapter includes Objectives, a Case Description, Discussion/Critical Thinking Review Questions, and Summary Points. Students will benefit from the real-world case studies providing a connection between the cognitive information learned in class and reallife situations. With comprehensive coverage, this text provides students with a thorough understanding of language and motor speech disorders in adults. Provides definitions used in speech, language, and cognition Introduces the seven major language disorders Reviews the neural basis of speech and language and touches upon the speech and/or language impairment that results from damage to the neural system Contains a discussion of the language disorder associated with adult aphasia Addresses the communication disorders associated with right-hemisphere damage Deals with the communication disorders associated with dementia Presents the communication disorders associated with traumatic brain injury The Third Edition includes one new chapter that covers the communication disorders associated with Schizophrenia, and also includes two appendices highlighting the Time-Altered Word Association Tests (TAWAT), encompassing its theory,development, administration, and scoring. An interactive TAWAT program is available through the companion website. Instructor Resources: Instructor's Manual with Sample Syllabus, PowerPoint Presentations, and a Test Bank

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  • publication date: 12/04/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781449652678
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 345
  • ID: 9781449652678
  • weight: 714
  • ISBN10: 1449652670
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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