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By Anna Basso

this is often the 1st single-authored booklet to try to bridge the space among aphasia study and the rehabilitation of sufferers with this language affliction. experiences of the deficits underlying aphasia and the perform of aphasia rehabilitation have usually diverged, and the connection among thought and perform in aphasiology is unfastened. The target of this booklet is to aid shut this hole via making particular the connection among what is to be rehabilitated and how to rehabilitate it.
Early chapters conceal 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 therapy versions it has encouraged. It comprises dialogue of the connection among the remedy procedure and the useful version upon which it's dependent. the ultimate chapters care for aphasia remedy. After supplying a comic strip of a operating concept of aphasia, Basso describes intervention approaches for issues 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 ebook 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 insurance of the evolution and cutting-edge of aphasia learn and therapy.

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