Neurogenic Communication Disorders: A Functional Approach / Edition 1

Neurogenic Communication Disorders: A Functional Approach / Edition 1

by Linda Worrall, Carol M. Frattali, Carol Frattali
     
 

This book is the first to fully define and describe the functional approach to neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders.

Featuring contributions from leading experts and researchers worldwide, this volume outlines diverse treatment and assessment strategies using the functional approach, also examining them from a consumer and payer perspective. These

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This book is the first to fully define and describe the functional approach to neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders.

Featuring contributions from leading experts and researchers worldwide, this volume outlines diverse treatment and assessment strategies using the functional approach, also examining them from a consumer and payer perspective. These strategies are designed to improve the day-to-day life of patients, while providing third parties with the practical outcomes they seek.

This outstanding book is ideal for SLPs and graduate students in speech-language pathology programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865778689
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
02/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Sect. 1Assessment of Functional Communication1
1A Conceptual Framework for a Functional Approach to Acquired Neurogenic Disorders of Communication and Swallowing3
2The Assessment of Activity Limitation in Functional Communication: Challenges and Choices19
3Beyond Activity: Measuring Participation in Society and Quality of Life35
4Perspectives and Priorities: Accessing User Views in Functional Communication Assessment55
5Health-Care Restructuring and its Focus on Functional Outcomes in the United States67
6The Assessment of Functional Communication in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations81
Sect. 2Functional Communication Therapy Approaches101
7Functional Communication and the Workplace: A Neglected Domain103
8Forging Partnerships with Volunteers125
9Finding, Defining, and Refining Functionality in Real Life for People Confronting Aphasia137
10Social Approaches to the Management of Aphasia162
Sect. 3Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in Specific Populations189
11The Influence of Professional Values on the Functional Communication Approach in Aphasia191
12Functional Communication in Cognitive Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury206
13A Framework for the Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in Dementia220
14Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in Dysarthria247
15Assessment and Treatment of Functional Swallowing in Dysphagia262
16Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication Following Right Hemisphere Damage276
Sect. 4Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in Different Settings293
17A Socioenvironmental Approach to Functional Communication in Hospital In-Patients295
18Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in an Extended Care Facility312
Sect. 5Future Directions and Research Needs329
19Future Directions and Research Issues in Functional Communication Assessment and Treatment331
Index345

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