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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.
|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|