Aphasia and Other Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders: A Guide for Clinical Excellence - Second Edition

Brooke Hallowell
SKU: P780
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Brooke Hallowell

Details: 629 pages, 2-Color with Full-Color Insert, Softcover, 8.5" x 11"

ISBN13: 978-1-63550-159-9

Included Media: Companion Website

Publication Date: 31/12/2021

Covering an array of evidence-based content, including aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementia, and language in aging, Aphasia and Other Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders: A Guide for Clinical Excellence, Second Edition is a must-have textbook for clinicians and students studying to be speech-language pathologists. This clinical guide strategically addresses scientific foundations, service delivery, international and multicultural perspectives, assessment, and treatment.

Organized to maximize adult learning, the book is adaptable for multiple pedagogic methods for classroom-based courses, independent study, and online learning. The second edition provides clinicians and students a clear pathway for quality and effectiveness in clinical practice.

New to the Second Edition

  • Expanded content to reflect important recent developments throughout, with findings from over 500 new studies
  • A thoroughly updated chapter on primary progressive aphasia and other neurodegenerative conditions
  • Enhanced and updated foci on cognitive-communicative challenges associated with dementia, traumatic brain injury, and right brain injury
  • Inclusion of additional voices of people with neurogenic conditions to highlight person-centered strengths and needs
  • Updated attention to culturally responsive terminology and content throughout to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Improved information flow based on reviewers’ feedback, while maintaining structure to ease transitions in course design for instructors who used the first edition
  • Many new images and illustrations to support learning
  • Abundant resources to encourage research collaboration and career development, and to promote supportive networks for people affected by neurogenic communication disorders
  • Expanded foci on evidence-based practice, practice-based evidence, participatory research, and implementation science

Key Features

  • A rigorous approach to the art and science of clinical practice, integrating diverse theoretical perspectives for a global readership
  • Guidance on advocacy, ethics, reimbursement, legal aspects, and counseling
  • An emphasis on person-centered, empowering approaches to maximize life participation
  • Extensive assessment resources and a process analysis approach for analyzing communicative performance and interpreting assessment results
  • How-to content on more than 50 intervention approaches
  • Diagrams, charts, illustrations, summary tables, a substantial glossary, a detailed index, and rich up-to-date references
  • Content design applying adult learning research to maximize deep learning
  • Systematic queries that enliven clear objectives for knowledge, skills/application, and values
  • A PluralPlus companion website with a test bank, instructor's guide, class activities, and Powerpoints for instructors and videos to complement each chapter, learning activities, chapter queries, and study aids for students


“As we have come to expect from Dr. Hallowell, this is a thoroughly researched book, and an extremely important contribution to the literature on neurogenic communication disorders. Our profession is much the richer for it!”
—Audrey Holland, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS, Regents’ Professor Emerita of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, The University of Arizona

“The best and most comprehensive book on aphasia ever published.”
—Darlene Williamson, MA, CCC-SLP, President of the National Aphasia Association and Founder of the Stroke Comeback Center