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Coping with Aphasia / Edition 1

Coping with Aphasia / Edition 1

by John G. Lyon


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ISBN-13: 9781879105751
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Series: Coping with Aging Series
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 6.99(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by John C. Rosenbek, Ph.D., and Molly Carnes, M.D. Some Essentials Before Setting Out. What to Keep in Mind. What Aphasia is and is Not. What to Expect and How to Read the Road Maps Ahead. The Journey Itself. Hospitalization—Starting Off! Rehabilitation—Striving to Improve! Leaving Formal Care—Going Home! One Year Later—Finding Your" Stride! Two Years Later—Keeping Life Meaningful and Rich! Side Trips. How the Brain Handles Speech, Language, and Communication. How Speech, Language, and Communication Change with Aphasia. What Causes Aphasia. What May Accompany Aphasia. What Can Be Done to Minimize Further Injury. Getting to Your Destination. Living Life Productively in Spite of Aphasia. Travel Aids and Guides. Appendix A: Glossary of Terms. Appendix B: Printed Resources. Appendix C: National, State, and International Agencies Associated with Stroke/Aphasia. Appendix D: Agencies of Businesses Providing Technical or Treatment-related Assistance, Materials, or Aids. Index.

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