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Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

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    ISBN: 9781284023060

Matthew Rouse, SLP.D.


Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology is specifically tailored to the needs of students in Communication Sciences and Disorders. It includes foundational knowledge of general neuroanatomy with a focus on neuroanatomy that is relevant to speech language pathology and audiology. This accessible text introduces students to neuroanatomy with excellent organization of important topics such as, key information on the neurology of: language, speech, hearing, swallowing, cognition, and emotion. The chapter on emotion will be especially relevant to those working with clients with autism spectrum disorders.

Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology will help students meet ASHA's Knowledge and Skills Acquisition learning outcome IIIB, which states: "Student will demonstrate knowledge of basic human communication and swallowing processes, including their biological, neurological, acoustical, cultural, and developmental bases."

Key Features include: Animations, Draw It to Know It, Questions for Deeper Reflection, and Suggested Projects

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Teaching Tools for Instructors: Instructor's Manual, Syllabus, Learning Objectives, Lecture Outlines, Slides in PowerPoint format, Pre-populated Test Bank with automatic grading.


Part  I  Introductory Issues
  Chapter  1  Introduction to Neurology
  Chapter  2  The Neurologic Exam
  Chapter  3  Navigation, Organization, and Development of the Nervous System
Part  II  General Neuroanatomy
  Chapter  4  The Cells of the Nervous System
  Chapter  5  The Spinal Cord, Brain Stem, and Cranial Nerves
  Chapter  6  Diencephalon, Basal Ganglia, and Brain Ventricles
  Chapter  7  The Cerebrum: A Survey
  Chapter  8  The Cerebrum: Cerebral Function
Part  III  Neuroanatomy Applied to Communication and Communication Disorders
  Chapter  9  Consciousness and Disorders of Consciousness
  Chapter  10  The Neurology of Hearing and Balance
  Chapter  11  The Neurology of Speech
  Chapter  12  The Neurology of Language
  Chapter  13  The Neurology of Swallowing
  Chapter  14  The Neurology of Cognition
  Chapter  15  The Neurology of Emotion

Matthew Rouse, SLP.D.-Associate Professor and Chair, Communication Disorders, Biola University, La Mirada, California

Matthew Rouse holds a B.S. in biology and chemistry, a M.S. in Communication Disorders from the University of Redlands, and a SLP.D from NOVA Southeastern University. He is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Biola University.  He lives in Whittier, Ca. with his wife and two children.

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