Working with global aphasia: Theory and practice


Adjei-Nicol, S. 2023. Working with global aphasia: Theory and practice. Abingdon Routledge.
AuthorsAdjei-Nicol, S.

This book offers:

- A comprehensive understanding of the clinical characteristics of global aphasia illustrated with real case examples
- A theoretical overview of the domains of cognition and discussion of the role cognitive deficits play in the clinical presentation of people with global aphasia
Critical analysis of the research evidence on global aphasia
- An exploration into the strengths and limitations of common methods used to assess language, cognition, and functional communication in global aphasia
- New ways of approaching assessment and treatment which consider the impact of cognitive difficulties
- Detailed suggestions of direct and indirect treatment tasks and approaches that can be used with this population, including novel cognitive tasks.

This accessible text will provide both experienced speech and language therapists and students new to the subject with the knowledge, skills, and tools to work effectively with people with global aphasia in a range of clinical settings. It will also be an essential resource for anyone considering research with this challenging but highly rewarding population.

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PrintMar 2023
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Deposited10 Jun 2024
Place of publicationAbingdon
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