- Three-part organization first covers the neurologic underpinnings of speech, then the various disorders resulting from problems in the nervous system, and then the basic principles and disorder-specific management strategies.
- Emphasis on evidence-based practice helps distill disparate information and stresses the best practices within motor speech disorders.
- Cutting-edge research ensures this book contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date look at the state of motor speech disorders.
- Case studies help clarify dense and difficult content and help hone your critical thinking skills.
- Summary tables and boxes offer easy access to important information such as causes and characteristics to aid in differential diagnosis.
- Chapter outline and summary sections keep you focused on the most significant information.
1. Defining, Understanding, and Categorizing Motor Speech Disorders
2. Neurologic Bases of Motor Speech and Its Pathologies
3. Examination of Motor Speech Disorders
PART 2: DISORDERS AND THEIR DIAGNOSES
4. Flaccid Dysarthrias
5. Spastic Dysarthrias
6. Ataxic Dysarthrias
7. Hypokinetic Dysarthrias
8. Hyperkinetic Dysarthrias
9. Unilateral Upper Motor Neuron Dysarthria
10. Mixed Dysarthria
11. Apraxia of Speech
12. Neurogenic Mutism
13. Other Neurogenic Speech Disturbances
14. Acquired Psychogenic and Related Nonorganic Speech Disorders
15. Differential Diagnosis
PART 3: MANAGEMENT
16. Managing Motor Speech Disorders: General Principles
17. Managing the Dysarthias
18. Managing Apraxia of Speech
19. Managing Other Neurogenic Speech Disturbances
20. Managing Acquired Psychogenic and Related Nonorganic Speech Disorders