By Wanda Webb PhD, Richard K. Adler PhD CCC-SLP
The concise, easy-to-understand Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, sixth version provides scholars and clinicians with a pragmatic consultant for the examine and figuring out of neurology in speech-language pathology (SLP). Correlated with scientific syndromes and illnesses noticeable in SLP, it offers a superior realizing of the anxious approach, together with: improvement of the fearful procedure, association of the mind, protecting mechanisms, descending motor and ascending sensory pathways, and cranial nerves. New content material, case stories, and a powerful medical concentration make this re-creation crucial as you progress into practice.
- Case reports and medical applications in clinically orientated chapters offer you real looking medical functions.
- Presents advanced details clearly in a concise, easy-to-understand demeanour.
- Clinical emphasis throughout makes this article worthwhile as you progress into medical perform ― and get ready for the Praxis examination.
- Evolve better half website has vocabulary flashcards and examine questions with solutions so scholars can verify their wisdom.
- Key phrases in every one bankruptcy and an end-of-text glossary provide you with easy accessibility to actual, concise definitions.
- NEW! Separate part on pediatric speech and language disorders , together with a bankruptcy at the constructing brain.
- EXPANDED! up to date sections on neurodiagnostic and neuroimaging strategies, in addition to youth apraxia of speech, fluency problems, Autism, and TBI.
- NEW! up to date dialogue of the anatomy and serve as of the cerebellum can provide the most up-tp-date info.
- UPDATED! Covers the most recent neuroimaging research on anatomy, body structure, and problems of speech-language.
- EXPANDED! Discusses the mind connectivity and the neural community underlying studying and language.
- EXPANDED! Addresses motor keep an eye on for speech production so that you remain within the recognize.
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The Limbic System Why Is This Important for Speech-Language Pathology? Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) will encounter disorders that have caused dysfunction of deeper structures of the cerebral hemispheres. This is especially true with more diffuse brain damage caused by a traumatic brain injury. A critical cognitive skill, memory, is often affected with damage to these structures, resulting in major alterations to the treatment plan. Emotional processing is an important function of some of these structures and the client’s emotional state also impacts the treatment plan and the success of therapy.
As discussed in Chapter 10, lesions involving the insula in the dominant hemisphere may also contribute to difficulty producing well-articulated, fluent speech. Occipital Lobe The occipital lobe occupies the small area behind the parietal lobe and is marked on the lateral surface by imaginary lines rather than prominent sulci. Two sulci that can be found on the medial surface of the brain that help locate the occipital lobe are the parietal-occipital sulcus and the calcarine sulcus (see Fig. 2-6).
These association areas elaborate on the information received at the specific primary motor and sensory areas to which they are adjacent. Further removed from the primary motor or sensory cortical areas, other types of association cortices are found, termed polymodal and supramodal. Polymodal is sometimes referred to as multimodal, and supramodal may be referred to as heteromodal in some texts. Polymodal association areas are found somewhat close to the unimodal areas near the primary reception cortex.
Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist by Wanda Webb PhD, Richard K. Adler PhD CCC-SLP