Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults

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Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults by Halpern, Harvey; Goldfarb, Robert, 9781449652678
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  • ISBN: 9781449652678 | 1449652670
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/15/2012

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Every new copy of Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults, Third Edition includes includes a bound in access code for a companion website with helpful student resources. Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults, Third Edition provides an overview of the major neurogenically caused speech and language disorders in adults. The authors, with a combined 80 years of clinical expertise, incorporate case studies associated with each of the neurogenic communication disorders. Each chapter includes Objectives, a Case Description, Discussion/Critical Thinking Review Questions, and Summary Points. Students will benefit from the real-world case studies providing a connection between the cognitive information learned in class and reallife situations. With comprehensive coverage, this text provides students with a thorough understanding of language and motor speech disorders in adults.Provides definitions used in speech, language, and cognitionIntroduces the seven major language disordersReviews the neural basis of speech and language and touches upon the speech and/or language impairment that results from damage to the neural systemContains a discussion of the language disorder associated with adult aphasiaAddresses the communication disorders associated with right-hemisphere damageDeals with the communication disorders associated with dementiaPresents the communication disorders associated with traumatic brain injuryThe Third Edition includes 3 new chpaters covering a review of communication disorders associated with the language of schizophrenia, a description the motor speech disorders associated with dysarthria, and a discussion of the motor speech disorders associated with apraxia of speech. The Third Edition also includes an Appendix, including theory and development, as well as administration and scoring of Time-Altered Word Association Tests (TAWAT).

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