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Title Neurogenic communication disorders and the life participation approach : the social imperative in supporting individuals and families / [edited by] Audrey L. Holland, Roberta J. Elman
Published San Diego, CA : Plural Publishing, [2021]

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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 242 pages) : illustrations
Contents The social imperative for aphasia rehabilitation : a personal history / Audrey L. Holland -- C.A.P.E. : a checklist of four essential and evidence-based categories for aphasia intervention / Roberta J. Elman -- Discovering functional needs in speech-language therapy / Sarah Baar -- The role of the environment : supporting language, communication, and participation / Thomas W. Sather and Tami J. Howe -- Stories at the heart of life participation : both the telling and listening matter / Katie A. Strong and Barbara B. Shadden -- Primary progressive aphasia : a practical roadmap for navigating person-centered evaluation and treatment / Rebecca Khayum and Aimee R. Mooney -- Life participation for people with dementia / Natalie F. Douglas and Delainey Smyth -- The life participation approach and social reintegration after traumatic brain injury / Peter Meulenbroek and Louise C. Keegan -- The life participation approach to aphasia : looking back and moving forward / Nina Simmons-Mackie
Summary The Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) is an evolutionary change in the way practitioners view aphasia intervention. By focusing on meeting the needs of individuals affected by aphasia, LPAA can produce real, meaningful enhancement to the quality of life. Neurogenic Communication Disorders and the Life Participation Approach: The Social Imperative in Supporting Individuals and Families breaks down the past, present, and future of the LPAA movement with contributions from a range of new and experienced practitioners. In addition, this text provides a roadmap for professionals interested in incorporating person-centered intervention for aphasia and other neurogenic communication disorders, including primary progressive aphasia, dementia, and traumatic brain injury. Within this book, clinicians will find tips, tools, and guidance for integrating a life participation approach into their practice, as well as first-hand descriptions of the positive benefits this approach can have for those living with neurogenic communication disorders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 17, 2020)
Subject Aphasia -- Treatment
Communicative disorders.
Communication Disorders
Aphasia -- Treatment
Communicative disorders
Form Electronic book
Author Holland, Audrey L., editor.
Elman, Roberta J., editor.
ISBN 9781635502893
1635502896