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Message 1: Neurogenic Language Disorders in Children: Fabbro (Ed)

Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2004 11:17:40 -0400 (EDT)
From: j.neden <j.nedenelsevier.com>
Subject: Neurogenic Language Disorders in Children: Fabbro (Ed)




Title: Neurogenic Language Disorders in Children

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher:	Elsevier Ltd.
		http://www.elsevier.com/locate/linguistics
		http://www.socscinet.com/linguistics

Book URL: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/bookdescription.cws_home/703784/description#description

Editor: Franco Fabbro, E Medea, Scientific Institute, Italy

Hardback: ISBN: 0080445497, Pages: 240, Price: U.S. $ 116
	 Comment: Imprint: Elsevier

			
Abstract:

Language disorders in children are one of the most frequent causes of
difficulties in communication, social interaction, learning and
academic achievement. It has been estimated that over 5% of children
present with some kind of language disorder. This volume illustrates
the state of the art in neurogenic language disorders in children. The
most recent findings about acquired epileptiform aphasias (from
Landau-Kleffner syndrome to autistic regression) are presented and
discussed. Language disorders in children with early brain lesions are
reviewed in relation to the side of the lesion and their epileptic
correlates (e.g., paroxysmal abnormalities during NREM sleep). New
clinical reports are presented and a large discussion is held on
language disorders due to malformation or tumor lesions localized to
the Posterior Fossa. The last part of the volume reviews the state of
the art on some of the most debated clinical neurolinguistic pictures
of developmental age such as crossed aphasia in children, the modality
and types of aphasia recovery in children and persistent acquired
childhood aphasia.

This volume is the fifth in a series of books commissioned by the
International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics and published
by Elsevier Ltd.

Contents

Neurogenic Language Disorders in Children: An
Introduction.(F. Fabbro). Pathophysiological Basis of Aphasia and
Verbal Outome in Landau-Kleffner Syndrome. (M-N Metz-Lutz,
S. Majerus). Acquired Language Disorders and Epilepsy: From
Landau-Kleffner Syndrome to Autistic Regression.
(R. Tuchman). Persistent Subtle Language and Learning Deficits in a
Child with Acquired Epileptiform Opercular Syndrome. (P. Cipriani et
al.). Cerebral Language Lateralization and Early Linguistic in
Children with Focal Brain Lesions. (Anna M. Chilosi et al.). Language
Disorders Associated with Paroxysmal Abnormalities during NREM Sleep
After Very Early Brain Lesions. (F. Fabbro et al.). Language and
Phonological Awareness Abilities of Children treated for Posterior
Fossa Tumor. (B.E. Murdoch, K.M. Docking, E.C. Ward). Language
Development in Children with Cerebellar Malformations. (R. Borgatti
et al.). Crossed Aphasia in Children. (P. Marien et
al.). Recognizable Spontaneous Language Characteristics in a Young
Adult Twelve Years After She Became Aphasic as a Child. (P.F. Paquier
et al.). Recovery from Aphasia After Polytrauma in a Czech Child: What
is Lost and What is Left. (Helena Leheckova). Persistent Acquired
Childhood Aphasia.(I.P. Martins).


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