Описание: Here is the completely updated, third edition of the classic text on aphasia, covering key developments in treating language disruptions caused by stroke and other types of brain damage or trauma. From the latest neurobiological aspects, to social and group models of intervention and rehabilitation, this book is all-inclusive. The text begins with the primary types of aphasia and goes on to cover pathophysiology, nature and differentiating features, evaluation, and treatment principles. Key features include: -Neurobiological aspects of aphasia—one of the most pressing topics in rehabilitation science today-Significant advances in understanding the processes of the human frontal cerebral lobes -A new evidence-based section on naming and word retrieval problems, a pervasive problem in aphasia patients -Expanded chapters on the foundations of aphasia and how this chronic condition affects quality of life-A list of technological and information resources from the Internet and other sources for clinicians, families, and caregivers Blending traditional approaches to aphasia impairment with current World Health Organization models, including contributions by some of the leading experts in the field, this book is a must for speech-language pathologists, neuropsychologists, neurologists, audiologists, and students.
Описание: 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.
Описание: Praise for the Second Edition:Easy to readchapters are well writtenrelevant and valuable...can be used as introductory literature...as well as provide refreshing readings for clinicians in the field.--Logopedics, Phoniatrics, VocologyIn Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders - now in a concise, fully updated Fourth Edition - world-renowned authorities provide in-depth information on the characteristics and etiology of brain-based disorders. Succinct chapters cover the latest advances in the management of aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementias, and right hemisphere syndrome. In this edition, for the first time, the expert authors present a modern approach that goes beyond traditional assessment and treatment to incorporate contemporary cultural, linguistic, and quality-of-life concerns.Features- Integrates the clinical and humanistic aspects related to aphasia in a way that accurately reflects how the discipline is being taught in classrooms today- Full-color illustrations of the brain and nervous system supplement expanded chapters on neuroanatomy and neurophysiology- Easy-to-read textboxes and review questions at the end of each chapter are ideal for quick reference and self-studyThe most comprehensive yet succinct resource available in the field today, this reference is a must-have for every student, resident, or practitioner involved in speech language pathology and the treatment of communication disorders.
Описание: The Aphasia Therapy Workshop brings together leading experts in the field of aphasia to address current approaches to aphasia rehabilitation. The topics in this special issue include: 1) Functional communication: Social models and psychosocial approaches 2) Technological advances : Computer - based approaches 3) Aphasia therapy duration: best when intensive and prolonged? 4) Cognitive neuropsychological approaches 5) (Psycho-) Linguistic approaches 6) Beyond language – cognitive aspects of language therapy The papers reflect the variety of approaches to treatment of aphasia and provide the reader with an update on the most current advances in our theories and practice of aphasia rehabilitation.
Описание: This volume combines in-depth reviews of models of spoken word production and cognitive neuropsychological disorders of spoken word production. The first section provides a detailed discussion of the development and structure of current models of language production using data form "normal" subjects. It is these models that form the basis of the study and therefore the text attempts to explain their processing mechanisms and assumptions clearly. The evidence used for the development of these models is described including experimental studies and observation of patterns in naturally occurring speech errors.; The second section focuses on studies of aphasic naming disorders and discusses these disorders in terms of the model described in the first section. The emphasis is on single case studies. These are reviewed in three chapters examining semantic errors and disorders, the range of symptoms attributed to disorders of lexical retriveal and deficits of phonological encoding. The text assumes that the reader has some familiarity with the linguistic and psychological terminology relevant to these areas and therefore is most suited to the graduate student or researcher/lecturer.
Описание: This volume focuses on the remediation of impairments of word production in aphasia. It is restricted to studies focusing on single word production and comprises papers by some of the researchers most active in this field worldwide. The scope of the papers is broad and includes many relatively under-researched areas and techniques. All the papers have in common a methodological rigour and the use of a single case or case-series approach. A range of treatment tasks are evaluated: 'phonological' tasks such as phonological cueing and word repetition, and judgements regarding the phonological form; 'orthographic' tasks such as orthographic cueing, word reading and writing to dictation; 'semantic' tasks such as semantic cueing; the use of gesture; computer presentation of tasks and even just repeated attempts at naming. In addition, the individuals treated using these techniques varied in the nature of their impairments and/or level of impairment that was targeted. The majority aimed to improve word retrieval generally, but one treatment was aimed specifically at verb retrieval, and another at improving accuracy of word production for an individual with a phonological encoding impairment. Each paper relates the outcome of treatment to theoretical accounts of impairment, and one explicitly uses the results of therapy to inform these theories. Taken together these papers provide a snapshot of the 'state of the art' in the rehabilitation of word production in aphasia.
Название: Computers and Aphasia ISBN: 1138878030 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781138878037 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Цена: 6186 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This special issue of Aphasiology brings together papers from six countries in three continents on the ways in which computers are being used in the domain. Information technology is now well established as a means of delivering treatment to people with aphasia and this issue includes papers which describe the latest ways in which this is being carried out. Doesborgh et. al. report on Multicue, a way in which the capabilities of computers are used to support cueing approaches to the treatment of naming difficulties; and Mortley et. al. use the internet as a means of delivering innovative treatment approaches to the client at home. It is important that the high tech glamour of the technology does not obscure the need to critically evaluate the contribution of this mode of treatment. Two papers, Wallesch & Johanssen-Horbach, and Wertz & Katz, review and critique the outcomes and effectiveness of computer mediated therapy.In the 21st century computers are increasingly a part of everyday life and two papers address ways in which people with aphasia may benefit from this and engage in the emerging "information society", Van de Sandt-Koenderman looks at ways in which the technology can be used to support communication in day to day life by the provision of appropriate communication aids. Egan et. al. report on training people with aphasia to access the internet on their own account so that they may fully engage with this resource as active citizens.
Автор: Head Название: Aphasia and Kindred Disorders of Speech ISBN: 1107419018 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107419018 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 3970 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Sir Henry Head (1861–1940) was an English physician and neurologist who worked extensively on sensory systems. Originally published in 1926, this book forms part of a two-volume work by Head on the subject of aphasia. The work was written in an attempt to analyse and integrate the physical and psychological aspects of the condition, incorporating them both into a general theory regarding linguistic expression. Illustrative figures are included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in aphasia and the history of medicine.
Описание: This newly revised and updated Fourth Edition continues to focus on speech therapy, addressing concerns that aid in the rehabilitation and recovery of aphasia patients. Topics include: assessment of language and communication, principles of language intervention, restorative approaches to language intervention, cognitive neuropsychological approach implications, functional intervention, and treatment for each syndrome. Other approaches and therapy for associated neuropathologies of speech and language related functions are also discussed. For more information, visit http://connection.LWW.com/go/chapey.
Название: Anthologies: The Calling of Kindred ISBN: 0521447747 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521447744 Издательство: Cambridge Education Рейтинг: Цена: 1807 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A collection of literature anthologies and reference books for Key Stage 3 onwards.
Автор: Cahana-Amitay Dalia, Albert Martin MD Название: Redefining Recovery from Aphasia ISBN: 0199811938 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780199811939 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 10271 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book concerns the neural organization of language in the healthy brain and in persons with aphasia. The novel concept of neural multifunctionality explains how language is created in the healthy brain, resolves contradictions between classical aphasiology and contemporary understandings of brain-language relations, and serves as the neurobiological basis for development of new approaches to aphasia therapy.
Описание: Originally published in 1934, this book identifies and analyses the different types of waves most prevalent amongst the world's oceans and rivers and is an account of the author's original contributions to the knowledge of wave phenomena. Chapter one comprehensively explores the size and speed of ocean waves in relation to the velocity of wind, chapter two analyses waves in sand and snow formed and propelled by wind and current, whist chapter three investigates tidal bores and other progressive waves in rivers. The book also contains a variety of insightful and fascinating photographs presenting the different varieties of wave formation, such as tidal sand waves, leaping waves and the roll waves of a stream. This book will serve as an important reference work for researchers in the field and will be of considerable value to anyone interested in geophysics, climatology and oceanography.
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