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Research in Logopedics: Speech and Language Therapy in Finland Anu Klippi

Research in Logopedics: Speech and Language Therapy in Finland

Anu Klippi

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ISBN : 9781847690593
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269 pages
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Speech and language (logopedic) therapists in Finland face unique challenges. For example, the Finnish language differs considerably from those used in the majority of published reports in the field of language and communication disorders. To bridgeMoreSpeech and language (logopedic) therapists in Finland face unique challenges. For example, the Finnish language differs considerably from those used in the majority of published reports in the field of language and communication disorders. To bridge the gap, this collection of papers, all of which are in English, covers a wide range of topics, including the challenges of logopedics and speech-language therapy in Finland, aspects of the structure of the Finnish language, current testing and assessment methods, normal and disordered phonological acquisition in Finnish, logopedic research on communication difficulties in childhood, alternate communication forms as genuinely shared language, text production of Finnish speakers with aphasia, semantic impairment of Finnish-speaking people with Alzheimers Disease, verbal and non-verbal behavior in aphasic word search in conversation, acquisition of Finnish sign language, children with cochlear implants acquiring the Finnish language, speech intelligibility in hearing impairment, and voice disorders among teaching students. Distributed in the US by UTP Distribution.