Rehabilitation Assessment and Planning for Neurogenic Communication Disorders

  • Patrick J. Doyle
Part of the Human Brain Function book series (HBFA)


Communication disorders may result from neurological insult and disease, psychological and affective disturbances, structural-mass abnormalities including those following exogenous trauma, and iatrogenic causes (Hartman, 1988). Within these broad etiological categories numerous disorders have been described, and it is not possible to address all of them in the present context. Readers are referred to texts edited or written by Darby (1981a, 1981b, 1985) Metter (1985), and Costello (1985) for descriptions and clinical management principles of several communication disorders not discussed in the current chapter.


Language Impairment Communication Disorder Multisyllabic Word Dysarthric Speech Neurogenic Disorder 
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  • Patrick J. Doyle
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  1. 1.Highland Drive DivisionVA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemPittsburghUSA

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