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The Manual of Aphasia and Aphasia Therapy / Edition 3

The Manual of Aphasia and Aphasia Therapy / Edition 3

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The third edition of the popular book Manual of Aphasia and Aphasia Therapy is now available. This comprehensive text covers the assessment and treatment of adult aphasia by speech-language pathologists. It is targeted at clinicians working in acute and post-acute settings who are likely to interact with people with aphasia. It focuses on the theoretical and research underpinnings and the practical application of a wide range of treatment approaches. This major revision of the Manual of Aphasia and Aphasia Therapy includes 8 new chapters with a significant amount of new, up-to-date information. The Manual of Aphasia and Aphasia Therapy, Third Edition also includes a DVD that contains printable forms, appendices from the text, the Test of Oral and Limb Apraxia, an observation rating form, and clinical materials. Video excerpts demonstrate treatment methods and assessment of individuals with various types of aphasia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416405498
Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2013
Edition description: Softcover with DVD
Pages: 491
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contents of the DVD vii

Preface ix

Section I Foundation of Aphasia and Related Disorders

Foundations and Descriptions

1 Neuroanatomy of Language 1

2 Neuropathology of Aphasia 13

3 Diagnosis and Classification of Aphasia 27

4 Aphasia in Special Populations: Neurodegenerative Syndromes 47

5 Aphasia in Special Populations: Traumatic Brain Injury 63

6 Neuropsychiatric, Psychosocial, and Legal Aspects of Aphasia 75

Diagnostic Process

7 Neurological Examination 87

8 Neuroimaging and Other Neurodiagnostic Techniques 95

9 The Process Approach to Assessment of Aphasia 103

10 Assessment of Alexia and Agraphia 117

11 Cognitive Examination 137

12 Apraxia: Descriptions, Implications, and Assessment 161

Section II Systematic Speech-Language Pathology Approaches to the Treatment of Aphasia

Considerations for Aphasia Treatment

13 Aphasia Recovery and the Myth of the Aphasia Plateau 171

14 Introduction to Aphasia Therapy 181

15 Application of the Process Approach and an Operational Framework for the Treatment of Aphasia 195

16 Setting Functional Goals for Aphasia Therapy and Measuring Response to Treatment 207

Impairment-Based Therapies

Therapy Programs for Improving Verbal Expression

17 Treatment of Aphasic Anomia 229

18 Voluntary Control of Involuntary Utterances 243

19 Perseveration in Aphasia and Its Treatment 253

20 Melodic Intonation Therapy 279

21 Treatment of Agrammatism in Aphasia and the Communicative Effectiveness Profile for Measuring Discourse Skills 293

Therapy Programs for Improving Auditory Comprehension

22 Treatment of Wernicke's Aphasia 313

23 Cognitive Approach to Improving Auditory Comprehension 323

Therapy Programs for Improving Alexia and Agraphia

24 Treatment of Reading Disorders in Aphasia 341

25 Anagram, Copy, and Recall Therapy 349

Therapy Programs for Improving Nonverbal Expression

26 Visual Action Therapy and Beyond 365

27 Communicative Drawing Program 385

28 Picture-Based Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Computer-Assisted Treatment Approaches 405

Non-Impairment-Based Therapies

29 Group Therapy for People with Aphasia and Their Families and Friends 429

30 Living Well with Aphasia in the Community 439

Biomedical and Alternative Approaches

31 Biomedical Approaches to Aphasia Treatment 449

32 Complementary and Alternative Treatment Approaches 459

About the Authors 469

Index 471

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