Acquired Neurological Speech/Language Disorders in Childhood

Acquired Neurological Speech/Language Disorders in Childhood

by Bruce E Murdoch, Murdoch E. Murdoch, Bruce E. Murdoch
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0850664918

ISBN-13: 9780850664911

Pub. Date: 07/26/1990

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The long-held belief that acquired aphasia in children is primarily of the non-fluent type has been challenged in recent years. This book discusses language problems arising from cerebro-vascular accidents occurring in childhood, and from other

Overview

The long-held belief that acquired aphasia in children is primarily of the non-fluent type has been challenged in recent years. This book discusses language problems arising from cerebro-vascular accidents occurring in childhood, and from other

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850664911
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/26/1990
Series:
Brain, Behaviour and Cognition Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Acquired childhood aphasia - neuro-pathology, linguistic characteristics and diagnosis; assessment and treatment of acquired childhood aphasia; speech and language disorders following childhood closed head injury; communicative disorders in childhood infectious diseases; linguistic status following acute cerebral anoxia in children; linguistic problems associated with childhood metabolic disorders; communicative impairments in neural tube disorders; speech and language disorders in childhood brain tumours; effect of CNS prophylaxis on speech and language function in children; acquired childhood speech disorders dysarthria and dyspraxia.

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