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Cognition and Acquired Language Disorders by Richard K. Peach

By Richard K. Peach

This new graduate point textbook, Cognition and bought Language issues: a data Processing Approach, addresses the cognitive features of language and communique. It assembles the newest info in this subject, addressing common cognitive processing for language in adults, the cognitive impairments underlying language issues bobbing up from quite a few neurologic stipulations, and present review and therapy techniques for the administration of those issues. The textual content is prepared utilizing a knowledge processing method of got language problems, and hence should be set except texts that depend upon a extra conventional, syndrome-based method (e.g., stroke, dementia, and stressful mind injury). This technique enables the outline and therapy of received language issues throughout many neurologic teams whilst specific cognitive deficits are pointed out. different valuable positive factors of the textual content contain evaluate and therapy protocols which are in response to present proof. those protocols supply scholars and clinicians a prepared medical source for handling language issues because of deficits in consciousness, reminiscence, linguistic operations, and government services.

  • Unique process-oriented approach organizes content material via cognitive methods rather than via syndromes so that you can follow the data and remedy techniques to anybody of many neurologic teams with an analogous cognitive deficit.
  • Cognitive domain names are defined as they relate to communication instead of separated as they're in lots of different courses the place they're handled as autonomous behaviors.
  • A separate part on common processing contains 5 chapters offering a robust starting place for realizing the criteria that give a contribution to disordered conversation and its management.
  • The evidence-based approach promotes top practices for the best administration of sufferers with cognitive-communication disorders.
  • Coverage of the cognitive elements of communication is helping you meet the criteria for certification in speech-language pathology.
  • A robust writer team contains lead authors who're popular and hugely revered within the educational neighborhood, besides specialist individuals, making sure a entire, complicated scientific text/reference.

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