Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist


  • Wanda Webb, PhD, Assistant Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
  • Richard Adler, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor, Department of Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN

A clear, concise, and approachable writing style helps students understand neurology in the context of speech-language pathology. Supplemented by a wealth of new illustrations and learning features for students, this new edition helps to demystify this often-daunting subject matter. The 5th edition also introduces a new author, Dr. Richard Adler, who brings a fresh perspective and an impressive clinical background.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2007
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7526-0

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Speech-Language Neurology

2. Organization of the Nervous System I

3. Organization of the Nervous System II

4. Neuronal Function in the Nervous System

5. Neurosensory Organization of Speech and Hearing

6. Neuromotor Control of Speech

7. The Cranial Nerves

8. Clinical Speech Syndromes of the Motor Systems

9. Pediatric Clinical Speech Syndromes: The Developing Brain

10. Central Language Mechanism and Learning NEW!

11. Adult Disorders of Language

12. Pediatric Disorders of Language


A. Medical Conditions Related to Communication Disorders

B. Bedside Neurologic Examination

C. Screening Neurologic Examination for Speech-Language Pathology