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Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders

  • Author: M. Hunter Manasco
  • ISBN: 9781284099041
  • Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: January 18, 2016
  • Format: Paperback – 410 Pages
  • Language: English


Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders introduces students to common adult communication disorders and associated neuroanatomy and neurophysiology in an accessible, practical, and clinical context. This edition emphasizes student understanding of major health trends and continues to provide students with necessary foundational knowledge while highlighting the human element of communication disorders. Illustrative patient profiles provided in online videos demonstrate actual case examples of symptoms, deficits, and pathological behaviors, reinforcing key concepts presented within the textbook.

Author Biography

M. Hunter Manasco, PhD, CCC-SLP – Associate Professor, Misericordia University, Dallas, Pennsylvania

Dr. Hunter Manasco is an Associate Professor in the Speech-Language Pathology Department at Misericordia University. Dr. Manasco’s areas of specialization include neuroanatomy, aphasia, motor speech disorders, dysphagia, traumatic brain injury, dementia, and autism. He received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders at the University of Montevallo in Alabama. Dr. Manasco completed his doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of South Alabama. He His primary research interests center on stroke and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. Dr. Manasco has worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist in acute care, long-term care, hospice, adult rehabilitation, and school and hospital based pediatrics. He has presented numerous papers in his areas of specialty at state and national conferences.

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