The Word Escapes Me: Voices of Aphasia

by Ellayne Ganzfried & Mona Greenfield

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/9/2016

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 152
ISBN : 9781504367448
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 152
ISBN : 9781504367110
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 152
ISBN : 9781504367103

About the Book

A loss for words...something we all have experienced. Imagine living each day trying to find the words, understand what is being said, having trouble reading and writing. Welcome to the world of aphasia. This book provides much needed insight into this devastating communication disorder through the eyes of clinicians, caregivers and persons with aphasia. Increase your knowledge of aphasia and learn strategies to increase public awareness of aphasia. Explore innovative approaches to aphasia rehabilitation and groups. Read personal and candid stories of frustration, courage, hope, love and acceptance. Words can escape a person but compassion, respect and humor will always remain.

About the Author

Mona Greenfield, Ph.D, LCSW, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist and clinical social worker. She has combined her training to develop a program for individuals with neurogenic disorders utilizing a holistic approach to acceptance, rehabilitation and healing. Ellayne S. Ganzfried, M.S., CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist and the former Executive Director of the National Aphasia Association. She is a Fellow of the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Ms. Ganzfried has extensive clinical and administrative experience. She has written articles and presented regionally, nationally and internationally on a variety of topics including aphasia, rehabilitation and leadership skills.