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Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology is specifically tailored to the needs of students in Communication Sciences and Disorders. It includes foundational knowledge of general neuroanatomy with a focus on neuroanatomy that is relevant to speech language pathology and audiology. This accessible text introduces students to neuroanatomy with excellent organization of important topics such as, key information on the neurology of: language, speech, hearing, swallowing, cognition, and emotion. The chapter on emotion will be especially relevant to those working with clients with autism spectrum disorders.
Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology will help students meet ASHA's Knowledge and Skills Acquisition learning outcome IIIB, which states: "Student will demonstrate knowledge of basic human communication and swallowing processes, including their biological, neurological, acoustical, cultural, and developmental bases."
Part I Introductory Issues
Chapter 1 Introduction to Neurology
Chapter 2 The Neurologic Exam
Chapter 3 Navigation, Organization, and Development of the Nervous System
Part II General Neuroanatomy
Chapter 4 The Cells of the Nervous System
Chapter 5 The Spinal Cord, Brain Stem, and Cerebellum
Chapter 6 Diencephalon, Basal Ganglia, and Brain Ventricles
Chapter 7 The Cerebrum: A Survey
Chapter 8 The Cerebrum: Cerebral Function
Part III Neuroanatomy Applied to Communication and Communication Disorders
Chapter 9 Consciousness and Disorders of Consciousness
Chapter 10 The Neurology of Hearing and Balance
Chapter 11 The Neurology of Speech
Chapter 12 The Neurology of Language
Chapter 13 The Neurology of Swallowing
Chapter 14 The Neurology of Cognition
Chapter 15 The Neurology of Emotion
Matthew Rouse, SLP.D.-Associate Professor and Chair, Communication Disorders, Biola University, La Mirada, California.
Matthew Rouse holds a B.S. in biology and chemistry, a M.S. in Communication Disorders from the University of Redlands, and a SLP.D from NOVA Southeastern University. He is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Biola University. He lives in Whittier, Ca. with his wife and two children.