Secrets of a New York Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Attorney

Secrets of a New York Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Attorney

You walked into the hospital but came out paralyzed. You trusted the doctor but have a nagging feeling that something went wrong. You’re not getting the answers you need from your doctor and are worried that something bad happened. What do you do? Before you go calling every lawyer online, your goal is to become […]

Arizona Battery for Communication Disorders of Dementia Test Performance: Can This Test Be Used with Caucasian and African American Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury?

Arizona Battery for Communication Disorders of Dementia Test Performance: Can This Test Be Used with Caucasian and African American Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury?

Evaluation of individuals with traumatic brain injury has included a number of test measures, some of which are adapted for use from other disordered populations. One assessment, the Arizona Battery for Communication Disorders of Dementia (ABCD), has been utilized for this purpose (Bayles & Tomoeda, 1993). Historically, normative data for most assessments of patients with […]

Six-Month Outcome for Dysphagia Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Radiological Assessment.

Six-Month Outcome for Dysphagia Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Radiological Assessment.

The coexistence of a swallowing impairment, or dysphagia, can severely impact upon the medical condition and recovery of a child with traumatic brain injury (TBI; Logemann, Pepe, & Mackay, 1994). Despite this fact, there is limited data that provide evidence of the progression or outcome of dysphagia in the pediatric population post-TBI (Rowe, 1999). The […]

Factors Predicting Rehabilitative Service Provision in Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury.

Factors Predicting Rehabilitative Service Provision in Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury.

Approximately 300,000 people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year; however, a limited number receive formal speech-language, occupational, and physical therapy rehabilitation. Consequently, a large number of individuals may not meet their maximum potential outcomes following TBI. Little is known about the factors that may affect access to rehabilitation, the amount of rehabilitation provided […]

Speech Disfluencies in Adults with Neurogenic Stuttering Associated with Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury (Case Study)

Speech Disfluencies in Adults with Neurogenic Stuttering Associated with Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury (Case Study)

This study is part of a larger project aimed at exploring the speech, language, cognitive, psychosocial, and medical characteristics of adult neurogenic stuttering. In the present article, speech disfluency patterns in adults with neurogenic stuttering in two diagnostic groups, traumatic brain injury and stroke, were compared. The results revealed that people with neurogenic stuttering do […]

Practice Guidelines for Standardized Assessment for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (Ancds Bulletin Board) (Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences)

Practice Guidelines for Standardized Assessment for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (Ancds Bulletin Board) (Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences)

This article is one of a series of publications by the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) working groups on evidence-based clinical practice (EBP) in neurologic communication disorders. The EPB project was initiated in 1997, when ANCDS established committees of experts to develop EBP guidelines for the following areas: dysarthria, aphasia, dementia, apraxia, […]

The Interface of Music Therapy and Speech Pathology in the Rehabilitation of Children with Acquired Brain Injury.

The Interface of Music Therapy and Speech Pathology in the Rehabilitation of Children with Acquired Brain Injury.

Abstract This article discusses the role and conjoint uses of music therapy and speech pathology to aid the treatment of acquired neurological speech and language difficulties in children attending a rehabilitation unit. Research, descriptive case studies, models for intervention and techniques used in conjoint music therapy and speech pathology are described to support the use […]