How does one assist people with traumatic brain injury when often
it is essentially a hidden disability, and the person affected is
virtually indistinguishable from noninjured people? This book prepares
graduate students and practicing speech-language pathologists in serving
people with TBI. It is organized into three sections:
- Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury: Includes definitions, epidemiology, injury severity, and mechanism of injury.
- Understanding the Role of Speech-Language Pathologists:
Discusses the major disorders associated with TBI, including coma and
posttraumatic amnesia, cognitive-communication impairments, motor speech
disorders, and swallowing disorders.
- Understanding Reintegration:
Provides guidance regarding pertinent issues and effective methods of
transitioning survivors into family, community, educational, and
Many survivors of TBI along with their families have also shared real life stories and experiences.
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2011 softcover 6x9 454 pages perfect binding Previous Edition: #10168