Cognitive Communication Disorders

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Cognitive Communication Disorders

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This innovative book is the definitive core text for graduate courses covering cognitively based communicative disorders. Instructors now have a resource that provides current knowledge on the normal cognitive processes that support communication, along with current knowledge on the impact deficits in these cognitive domains may have on language and communication. The textbook provides a comprehensive review of theoretical and applied research on the cognitive processes of attention, memory and executive function; and, Identifies the unique cognitive communication deficits associated with right hemisphere damage, the dementias, and traumatic brain injury. Demonstrates the synergy among cognitive supports for communication and the impact of cognitive deficits on communication

ISBN

159756186X, 978-1597561860

Publication Date

2011

Publisher

Plural Publishing

Disciplines

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Cognitive Communication Disorders

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