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By Anna Basso

ISBN-10: 0195135873

ISBN-13: 9780195135879

this can be the 1st single-authored booklet to aim to bridge the distance among aphasia examine and the rehabilitation of sufferers with this language ailment. stories of the deficits underlying aphasia and the perform of aphasia rehabilitation have frequently diverged, and the connection among thought and perform in aphasiology is unfastened. The objective of this booklet is to aid shut this hole by way of making particular the connection among what is to be rehabilitated and how to rehabilitate it.
Early chapters hide the background of aphasia and its treatment from Broca's discoveries to the Seventies, and supply an outline of the vintage aphasia syndromes. the center part describes the contribution of cognitive neuropsychology and the remedy versions it has encouraged. It contains dialogue of the connection among the remedy strategy and the sensible version upon which it truly is dependent. the ultimate chapters take care of aphasia treatment. After supplying a cartoon of a operating conception of aphasia, Basso describes intervention approaches for problems because of harm on the lexical and sentence degrees in addition to a extra basic conversation-based intervention for critical aphasics.
Anna Basso has run an aphasia rehabilitation unit for greater than thirty years. during this e-book she attracts on her significant event to supply researchers, clinicians, and their scholars and trainees in speech-language pathology and remedy, aphasiology, and neuropsychology with accomplished assurance of the evolution and state-of-the-art of aphasia learn and therapy.

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