KEY FEATURESChapters on MCI and cognitive stimulation therapy to delay or prevent evolution to dementiaA chapter on memory systems, cognition, and communication that provides a foundation for understanding the unique cognitive profiles of common dementia-related diseasesThree chapters devoted to therapy and care planningA chapter on assessment and differential diagnosis
Dr. Kathryn A. Bayles and Ms. Cheryl K. Tomoeda have more than 30 years of experience researching the effects of age-related diseases on communication, and the diagnosis and treatment of those diseases. Their research has been supported by the NIH, the Alzheimer's Association, the Andrus Foundation, as well as the University of Arizona and the University of Central Arkansas. Their two standardized tests for assessing communicative function in individuals in various stages of dementia are widely used by professionals in the field.
This comprehensive text, Cognitive-Communication Disorders of Dementia: Definition, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition, is the culmination of Dr. Bayles and Ms. Tomoeda's lifelong studies and research and is a valuable resource for students and clinicians alike.