Speech Pathology and the Nervous System Analytical Essay by cee-cee

Speech Pathology and the Nervous System
This paper discusses speech and language in adults with diseases of the central nervous system.
# 106975 | 3,848 words | 9 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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Description:

In this article, the writer notes that speech and language difficulties accompany a number of diseases of the central nervous system in adults. The writer points out that sometimes the speech difficulty might be the reason for seeking medical help, or it might be one of many factors that cause a person to seek medical attention. Speech difficulties might arise simultaneously with other symptoms, or they might arise at a different time. A myriad of problems fall under the category of speech and language difficulties. The writer discusses symptoms that range from slurred speech, slow speech and other problems that make it difficult to be understood to more serious difficulties, including a total loss of ability to speak at all. The writer looks at related causes, treatment and therapies. The writer maintains that regardless of the severity of the speech or language difficulty, or its cause, these problems make life difficult for patients and their caregivers.

Outline:
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Speech and Language Therapy in CNS Diseases
Role of the Speech Pathologist
Treatment

Sample of Sources Used:

  • American Speech language and Hearing Association (ASHA). 2007a. Aphasia. Available from : http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/Aphasia_info.htm [Cited 11 May 2007].
  • American Speech language and Hearing Association (ASHA). 2007b. Apraxia in Adults. Available from: http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/apraxia_adults.htm. [Cited 12 May 2007].
  • American Speech language and Hearing Association (ASHA). 2007g. Dysarthria. Available from: http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/dysarthria.htm. [Cited 12 May 2007].
  • American Speech language and Hearing Association (ASHA). 2007c. Huntington's Disease. Available from: http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/Huntington-Disease.htm. [Cited 12 May 2007].
  • American Speech language and Hearing Association (ASHA). 2007d. Traumatic Brain Injury. Available from: http://www.asha.org/public/speech/disorders/Traumatic-Brain-Injury.htm. [Cited 12 May 2007].

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APA Format

Speech Pathology and the Nervous System (2008, August 17) Retrieved April 18, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/speech-pathology-and-the-nervous-system-106975/

MLA Format

"Speech Pathology and the Nervous System" 17 August 2008. Web. 18 April. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/speech-pathology-and-the-nervous-system-106975/>

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