By Janet Webster
This booklet presents either a theoretical and functional connection with cognitive neuropsychological techniques to speech and language therapists operating with individuals with aphasia. Having advanced from the job of a bunch of clinicians operating with individuals with aphasia, it's a hugely functional advisor that goals to interpret the theoretical literature because it pertains to aphasia and hyperlink it on to on hand evaluate instruments and remedy thoughts.
The beginning component of the ebook offers an outline of the speculation underpinning the technique and the way it may be utilized to the review and interpretation of language-processing impairments. the second one part bargains a operating rationalization of alternative parts of language processing, outlining the deficits which can come up from impairment to every part. furthermore, the clinician is guided to to be had checks to check out medical hypotheses and provided interpretations of functionality styles. the ultimate part presents a complete evaluate of the treatment literature with systematic summaries of the treatments undertaken and a synthesis of the findings thus far.
This e-book has been written by way of clinicians with hands-on adventure. it will likely be a useful source for clinicians and scholars of speech and language remedy and comparable disciplines.
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A Cognitive Neuropsychological Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Aphasia: A Clinician's Guide by Janet Webster