Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Neurogenic Communication: Life Stories and the Narrative Self
Foyalty 224

Neurogenic Communication: Life Stories and the Narrative Self (Paperback)

£74.00
Usually despatched within 2 weeks.

Synopsis

There is currently considerable focus on psychosocial issues for persons with aphasia and their significant others. However, there has been little unifying work that brings diverse interdisciplinary perspectives together to understand the impact of aphasia and other neurogenic communication disorders on the social construction and mediation of self or identity. In this book, the authors explore this idea of social construction of self as it relates to the human need to create, share, and modify life stories, particularly when confronting major life changes. Their premise is that impaired communication can have a profound impact on one's perception of self and one's ability to negotiate the social reconstruction of self in the context of a neurological disorder. The nature and extent of impact varies, as seen in the book's in-depth examination of narrative self for persons living with aphasia, ALS, Parkinson's disease, and dementia, as well as those aging without impairment.The authors present theoretical grounding for using the concepts of self and the idea of a social and cultural tool kit that enables clients to interact with others and to define themselves in the context of those around them.

The text moves from theory to qualitative analyses of living with neurogenic disorders to implications for clinical interventions for individual clients and their significant others.

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineNeurology & clinical neurophysiology Publisher: Plural Publishing Inc Publication Date: 01/07/2008 ISBN-13: 9781597561365  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Usually despatched within 2 weeks. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

Barbara Shadden, Ph.D. Barbara B. Shadden is Professor/Director of the Program in Communication Disorders and Co-Director of the Office for Studies on Aging at the University of Arkansas. She has published three textbooks and presented on topics in aging, aphasia, and other neurogenic disorders, discourse, and augmentative communication. She has also served on the editorial board of two journals and as reviewer for seven journals and three funding agencies. Dr. Shadden worked previously as co-coordinator of Neuropathology Services, University of Tennessee, and speech-language consultant to two hospitals. She has recently served as a Board Member for the Academy of Neurological Communication Sciences and Disorders, and is an ASHA Fellow and honoree of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Fran Hagstrom, Ph.D. Fran Hagstrom is an Assistant Professor in the Program in Communication Disorders at the University of Arkansas. She has published and presented widely on topics associated with socio-cultural approaches to cognition and communication across the life-span and on identity issues for those with a variety of communication differences. She has also served on the editorial board of two international journals and as a reviewer for two journals in the field of communication disorders. Her extensive clinical work includes adult and pediatric rehabilitation at Fresno Community Hospital in Fresno, California, and home-based service delivery through the California-Hawaii Elks Major Project and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Patricia Koski, Ph.D. Patricia R. Koski, Ph.D. is the Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas, where she also previously served as the Chair of the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice. She has published and presented primarily on topics related to family violence, sociology of culture, and the creation of the self. She received her Ph.D. in sociology from Washington State University. In recent years, her professional affiliations have been in the area of graduate education, where she has served on various committees with the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools.

More books by Barbara B. Shadden

More books by Fran Hagstrom

More books by Patricia R. Koski

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Autism in Heels: The Untold Story of ...
(Hardback)
Jennifer O'Toole
 
 
£17.99
 
Concussion and Traumatic...
(Hardback)
Jeff Victoroff; Erin D. Bigler
 
 
£135.00
 
Thermoregulation Part II: From Basic...
(Hardback)
Andrej A. Romanovsky
 
 
£220.00
 
How to End the Autism Epidemic:...
(Paperback)
J.B. Handley
 
 
£14.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close