Neurogenic Communication Disorders: A Functional Approach / Edition 1

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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.

Based on WHO classification system; covers communication & swallowing; assessment, treatment, outcomes; research needs.

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An excellent text . . . will stand as the 'bible' for the functional approach . . . To students and speech language pathologists, this text will be as provacative as it is revolutionary. - Advances in Speech-Language Pathology
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865778689
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 2/1/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 358
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

WG Magnuson Clinical Center National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

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Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Assessment of Functional Communication 1
1 A Conceptual Framework for a Functional Approach to Acquired Neurogenic Disorders of Communication and Swallowing 3
2 The Assessment of Activity Limitation in Functional Communication: Challenges and Choices 19
3 Beyond Activity: Measuring Participation in Society and Quality of Life 35
4 Perspectives and Priorities: Accessing User Views in Functional Communication Assessment 55
5 Health-Care Restructuring and its Focus on Functional Outcomes in the United States 67
6 The Assessment of Functional Communication in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations 81
Sect. 2 Functional Communication Therapy Approaches 101
7 Functional Communication and the Workplace: A Neglected Domain 103
8 Forging Partnerships with Volunteers 125
9 Finding, Defining, and Refining Functionality in Real Life for People Confronting Aphasia 137
10 Social Approaches to the Management of Aphasia 162
Sect. 3 Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in Specific Populations 189
11 The Influence of Professional Values on the Functional Communication Approach in Aphasia 191
12 Functional Communication in Cognitive Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury 206
13 A Framework for the Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in Dementia 220
14 Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in Dysarthria 247
15 Assessment and Treatment of Functional Swallowing in Dysphagia 262
16 Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication Following Right Hemisphere Damage 276
Sect. 4 Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in Different Settings 293
17 A Socioenvironmental Approach to Functional Communication in Hospital In-Patients 295
18 Assessment and Treatment of Functional Communication in an Extended Care Facility 312
Sect. 5 Future Directions and Research Needs 329
19 Future Directions and Research Issues in Functional Communication Assessment and Treatment 331
Index 345
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