Anna Basso's Aphasia and Its Therapy (Medicine) PDF

By Anna Basso

this is often the 1st single-authored e-book to aim to bridge the distance among aphasia learn 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 concept and perform in aphasiology is unfastened. The target of this e-book is to assist shut this hole by way of making particular the connection among what is to be rehabilitated and how to rehabilitate it.
Early chapters conceal the historical past of aphasia and its remedy 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 therapy method and the sensible version upon which it truly is established. the ultimate chapters care for aphasia treatment. After supplying a caricature of a operating idea of aphasia, Basso describes intervention tactics 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 booklet she attracts on her massive event to supply researchers, clinicians, and their scholars and trainees in speech-language pathology and remedy, aphasiology, and neuropsychology with finished assurance of the evolution and cutting-edge of aphasia learn and therapy.

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