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Aphasia and Other Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders

A Guide for Clinical Excellence

Brooke Hallowell
eISBN-13: 9781597569552

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Covering an array of evidence-based content, including aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementia, and language in aging, Aphasia and Other Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders: A Guide for Clinical Excellence is a must-have textbook for clinicians and students studying to be speech-language pathologists. This clinical guide strategically addresses scientific foundations, service delivery, international and multicultural perspectives, assessment, and treatment.

Organized to maximize adult learning, the book is adaptable for multiple pedagogic methods for classroom-based courses, independent study, and online learning. Aphasia and Other Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders: A Guide for Clinical Excellence provides clinicians and students a clear pathway for quality and effectiveness in clinical practice.

Key Features:
*A rigorous approach to the art and science of clinical practice, integrating diverse theoretical perspectives for a global readership
*Guidance on advocacy, ethics, reimbursement, legal aspects, and counseling
*An emphasis on person-centered, empowering approaches to maximize life participation
*Extensive assessment resources and a process analysis approach for analyzing communicative performance and interpreting assessment results
*How-to content on more than 50 intervention approaches
*Diagrams, charts, illustrations, summary tables, a substantial glossary, a detailed index, and rich up-to-date references
*Complementary online materials with links to videos and other teaching/learning resources
*Systematic queries that enliven clear learning objectives

Pedagogy Includes:
*Extensive assessment resources and a process analysis approach for analyzing communicative performance and interpreting assessment results
*Clear and concise clinical examples to ensure relevance of information based on realistic scenarios
*Systematic queries that enliven clear learning objectives
*Diagrams, charts, illustrations, summary tables, a substantial glossary, a detailed index, and rich up-to-date references
*Key terms in bold within the chapter and listed in a glossary

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