Acquired Neurological Speech/Language Disorders In Childhood
CRC Press – 2003
Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
The long-held belief that acquired aphasia in children is primarily of the non-fluent type has been challenged in recent years. This book discusses language problems arising from cerebro-vascular accidents occurring in childhood, and from other
Acquired childhood aphasia - neuro-pathology, linguistic characteristics and diagnosis; assessment and treatment of acquired childhood aphasia; speech and language disorders following childhood closed head injury; communicative disorders in childhood infectious diseases; linguistic status following acute cerebral anoxia in children; linguistic problems associated with childhood metabolic disorders; communicative impairments in neural tube disorders; speech and language disorders in childhood brain tumours; effect of CNS prophylaxis on speech and language function in children; acquired childhood speech disorders dysarthria and dyspraxia.