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Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults, Third Edition

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    Third edition
    ISBN: 9781449652678

Harvey Halpern & Robert Goldfarb

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Every new copy of Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults, Third Edition includes a bound in access code for a Companion Website* with helpful student resources.

Language and Motor Speech Disorders in Adults, Third Edition provides an overview of the major neurogenically caused speech and language disorders in adults. The authors, with a combined 80 years of clinical expertise, incorporate case studies associated with each of the neurogenic communication disorders. Each chapter includes Objectives, a Case Description, Discussion/Critical Thinking Review Questions, and Summary Points. Students will benefit from the real-world case studies providing a connection between the cognitive information learned in class and reallife situations. With comprehensive coverage, this text provides students with a thorough understanding of language and motor speech disorders in adults.

Key Features

    Provides definitions used in speech, language, and cognition
    Introduces the seven major language disorders
    Reviews the neural basis of speech and language and touches upon the speech and/or language impairment that results from damage to the neural system
    Contains a discussion of the language disorder associated with adult aphasia
    Addresses the communication disorders associated with right-hemisphere damage
    Deals with the communication disorders associated with dementia
    Presents the communication disorders associated with traumatic brain injury

New to The Third Edition

The Third Edition includes one new chapter that covers the communication disorders associated with Schizophrenia, and also includes two appendices highlighting the Time-Altered Word Association Tests (TAWAT), encompassing its theory, development, administration, and scoring. An interactive TAWAT program is available through the companion website.

Instructor Resources: Instructor's Manual with Sample Syllabus, PowerPoint Presentations, and a Test Bank

Student Companion Website*, including:

    Crossword Puzzles
    Interactive Flashcards
    Interactive Glossary
    Matching Exrecises
    TAWAT Test

*Electronic and eBook formats do not include access to the contents on the Companion Website.


Table of Contents


Chapter  1  Introduction
Chapter  2  The Neural Basis of Speech and Language
Chapter  3  Aphasia
Chapter  4  Communication Disorders Associated with Right Hemisphere Damage
Chapter  5  Communication Disorders Associated with Dementia
Chapter  6  Communication Disorders Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury
Chapter  7  Communication Disorders Associated with Schizophrenia
Chapter  8  Dysarthria
Chapter  9  Apraxia of Speech

Harvey Halpern, PhD-Fellow American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Professor of Linguistics and Communication Disorders, Queens College of CUNY, Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences, The Graduate Center, CUNY Harvey Halpern, PhD is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Professor of Linguistics and Communication Disorders at Queens College of CUNY, Flushing, New York, and Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences at The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, New York. Dr. Halpern has had a distinguished career as a researcher, clinician, supervisor of graduate students, and professor. He has written many articles and presented papers on aphasia, apraxia, schizophrenia, stuttering, and language and hearing development in infants who were institutionalized. He also has written books, booklets, and chapters in books about language disorders in adults, and has served as editor of a series of studies in communication disorders. He has taught short courses at ASHA conventions; presented at Burke Rehabilitation Center in White Plains, N.Y., New York and New Jersey state association conventions; and has chaired and served on many committees for national and local speech, language, and hearing associations. Dr. Halpern has received many honors and awards, and has been given honorary membership in the Golden Key International Honor Society at Queens College. Robert Goldfarb, PhD-Fellow, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Professor and Program Director, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Adelphi University, Emeritus Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Lehman College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York Robert Goldfarb, PhD, is Professor and Program Director of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Adelphi University and Emeritus Professor of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Lehman College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, where he was also Executive Officer. He has published extensively in the areas of adult aphasia, the language of dementia, and the language of schizophrenia. A Fellow of ASHA and a Fulbright Senior Specialist, he has received the Professional Achievement Award from the New York City Speech, Language and Hearing Association and the Distinguished Achievement Award from the New York State Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

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