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Short description The only text to integrate the subjects of neuroanatomy and functional neurology with the practice of speech-language pathology, this second edition of Acquired Speech and Language Disorders is now thoroughly updated to include more recently recognized language disorders in both children and adults, such as Parkinsons and related diseases, right hemisphere damage, closed-head injury, and dementia. This is a perfect text for postgraduate speech and pathology students and practitioners who need to understand the integration of neuroanatomy and functional neurology with the practice of speech-language pathology.
From the contents 1 Neuroanatomical and neuropathological framework of speech and language.
2 Aphasia syndromes.
3 Subcortical aphasia syndromes.
4 Speech-language disorders associated with traumatic brain injury.
5 Language disorders subsequent to right hemisphere lesions.
6 Language disturbances in dementia syndromes.
7 Language disorders associated with diseases of the cerebral white matter.
8 Neurological disturbances associated with aphasia.
9 Dysarthrias associated with upper and lower motor neurone lesions.
10 Dysarthrias associated with extrapyramidal syndromes.
11 Dysarthrias associated with lesions in other motor systems.