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Cognitive-Communication Disorders of Dementia free pdf Written by internationally recognized experts, Cognitive-Communication Disorders of Dementia: Definition, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition provides students and practicing professionals with cutting-edge information on the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive-communication disorders associated with minimal cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia-related diseases. KEY FEATURES: -Chapters on MCI and cognitive stimulation therapy to delay or prevent evolution to dementia -A chapter on memory systems, cognition, and communication that provides a foundation for understanding the unique cognitive profiles of common dementia-related diseases -Three chapters devoted to therapy and care planning -A chapter on assessment and differential diagnosis Dr. Kathryn A. Bayles and Ms. Cheryl K. Tomoeda have more than 30 years of experience researching the effects of age-related diseases on communication, and the diagnosis and treatment of those diseases. Their research has been supported by the NIH, the Alzheimer's Association, the Andrus Foundation, as well as the University of Arizona and the University of Central Arkansas. Their two standardized tests for assessing communicative function in individuals in various stages of dementia are widely used by professionals in the field. This comprehensive text, Cognitive-Communication Disorders of Dementia: Definition, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition, is the culmination of Dr. Bayles and Ms. Tomoeda's lifelong studies and research and is a valuable resource for students and clinicians alike.

About Kathryn A. Bayles

Kathryn Bayles, PhD, is an internationally known expert on the cognitive-communicative disorders of dementia. Now Professor-Emerita at the University of Arizona, Dr. Bayles has served as Department Head of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and Associate Director for the National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders. Her research has received support from the National Institutes on Aging, Mental Health, Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, the Alzheimer's Association and the Robert Wood Johnson and Andrus Foundations. She is a Fellow in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Honors recipient and a Past President of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences. Cheryl Tomoeda, MS, CCC-SLP, is Associate Director of Development for the University of Arizona College of Science after a 22-year career in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. She is known for her work with Dr. Kathryn Bayles on the communication abilities of individuals with dementia. The two have collaborated on three other books, and co-authored two standardized tests for evaluating the cognitive-communication disorders of dementia, and conducted research on this topic for over 20 years.

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Author : Kathryn A. Bayles
Publisher : Plural Publishing Inc
Data Published : 26 December 2013
ISBN : 1597565644
EAN : 9781597565646
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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