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Author LaPointe, Leonard L.,
Title Brain-based communication disorders / Leonard L. LaPointe, Bruce E. Murdoch, Julie A.G. Stierwalt.
Imprint San Diego, CA : Plural Pub., [2010]

Subject Communicative disorders.
Brain damage.
Communication Disorders.
Central Nervous System Diseases -- complications.
Alt Name Murdoch, B. E., 1950-
Stierwalt, Julie A.G.,
Description 1 online resource (xi, 279 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Neurological basis of speech and language -- Basic anatomy and physiology of the speech mechanism -- Neurological causes of communcation disorders -- Aphasia -- Non-focal brain damage : communication disorders and a world of other problems -- Right hemisphere syndrome -- Acquired aphasia in childhood -- Motor speech disorders in adults : dysarthrias and apraxia of speech -- Motor speech disorders in childhood -- Acquired neurological swallowing disorders in children and adults -- Principles of assessment of child and adult neurological speech-language disorders -- Principles of treatment for neurological communication disorders.
Summary Introduces the reader to the major clinically recognized types of acquired speech/language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders encountered by clinicians working with child and adult neurological cases.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781597567046 (electronic bk.)
1597567043 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 893576986
Additional Format Print version: LaPointe, Leonard L. Brain-based communication disorders 9781597561945 (DLC) 2010006211 (OCoLC)520440848