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  1. Core texts 6 items
    This box contains the most important resources for this module. If you look anywhere, look here!
    1. A cognitive neuropsychological approach to assessment and intervention in aphasia: a clinician's guide - Anne Whitworth, Janet Webster, David Howard 2014

      Book Essential This book is where you need to go to understand the cognitive neuropsychological model. I recommend you read all the chapters on single word processing to go with the lectures as they progress. Start with auditory comprehension, then move to verbal expression/naming, then reading and writing.

    2. Aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders - Ilias Papathanasiou, Patrick Coppens 2017

      Book Recommended There are useful chapters in this book on all areas of the module content.

    3. Aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders - Ilias Papathanasiou, Patrick Coppens, Constantin Potagas 2013

      Book Recommended This is an earlier edition. There are useful chapters in this book on all areas of the module content.

    4. Aphasia syndromes - Murdoch, B.E.

      Chapter Essential Module: S3258 (Scanned Extract) This scanned extract will help you to understand the Boston system of aphasia classification.

    5. Classification of aphasia - Goodglass, H.

      Chapter  Module: S3258 (Scanned Extract)

    6. Manual of aphasia and aphasia therapy - Nancy Helm-Estabrooks, Martin L. Albert, Marjorie Nicholas ©2014

      Book Recommended This is another useful textbook, with information on all the areas covered in the module. It is organised well and has some good examples. Very helpful if you are struggling to understand some of the core concepts.

  2. Aphasia clinical practice 3 items
    These references would be useful for you to read before going on placement with people with aphasia. They will also help you to understand person centred care for people with aphasia and current thinking on provision of interventions.
    1. The top ten: best practice recommendations for aphasia - Nina Simmons-Mackie, Linda Worrall, Laura L. Murray, Pam Enderby 02/2017

      Article 

    2. SMARTER goal setting in aphasia rehabilitation - Deborah Hersh, Linda Worrall, Tami Howe, Sue Sherratt 02/2012

      Article 

  3. Spoken Language Production and Breakdown 3 items
    More depth here on naming difficulties/spoken language breakdown. Read if this area sparks your interest or you are on placement and need to find out more about naming. If you are revising, the semantic processing book chapter would be a very helpful read.
    1. Words fail me: symptoms and causes of naming breakdown in aphasia - Nickels, L. A.

      Chapter Essential Module: S3258 (Scanned Extract) Please read this chapter before the lecture on spoken word production in week 25.

    2. Distinguishing semantic and lexical word retrieval deficits in people with aphasia - David Howard, Claire Gatehouse 09/2006

      Article Recommended This is a useful paper for explaining how different levels of impairment can lead to similar errors in spoken word production.

    3. Semantic Processing: Theory and Practice

      Book Background Chapter five of this book is very helpful for understanding different causes of semantic impairment and for semantic therapy.

  4. Reading and Writing Difficulties 3 items
    See the core texts for most of the reading you will need in this area. I am including some extra references here for those who want to read in more depth or need further information for clinics.
    1. Aphasia and literacy-the insider's perspective - Emma Kjellén, Katja Laakso, Ingrid Henriksson 09/2017

      Article 

    2. Text level reading comprehension in aphasia: What do we know about therapy and what do we need to know? - Janet Webster, Julie Morris, Carli Connor, Rachel Horner 11/2013

      Article Background An interesting paper testing out different types of reading therapy approaches and considering the need for more sensitive assessments. Not core reading.

  5. Assessment of Aphasia 3 items
    Again, check the core textbooks first. Here you will find more focused reading.
    1. Application of the ICF in Aphasia - Nina Simmons-Mackie, Aura Kagan 11/2007

      Article  This is an excellent article to get you thinking holistically about aphasia.

    2. Language Intervention Strategies in Aphasia and Related Neurogenic - Roberta Chapey 2008

      Book  In particular the chapter by Murray, Laura, and Roberta Chapey. "Assessment of language disorders in adults."

    3. Assess for Success: Evidence for Therapeutic Assessment - Deborah Hersh, Linda Worrall, Robyn O'Halloran, Kyla Brown

      Chapter  Only available in print in the LRC - reference copy and 1-day loan copy available

  6. Issues around intervention 5 items
    Some literature to consider when taking decisions on provision of speech and language therapy for aphasia. Useful when working through case studies or on clinical placement. If you are working with people with aphasia you should have knowledge of the Cochrane review findings. These are very important.
    1. Speech and language therapy for aphasia following stroke - Marian C Brady, Helen Kelly, Jon Godwin, Pam Enderby 01/06/2016

      Article 

    2. Speech and Language Therapy for Aphasia After Stroke - Marian C. Brady, Jon Godwin, Pam Enderby, Helen Kelly 10/2016

      Article  A very important article on the effectiveness of SLT for aphasia.

    3. Predicting outcome and recovery after stroke with lesions extracted from MRI images - Thomas M.H. Hope, Mohamed L. Seghier, Alex P. Leff, Cathy J. Price 2013

      Article Background A study looking at using brain scans to predict recovery. One to keep an eye on!

    4. Predicting language outcome and recovery after stroke: the PLORAS system - Cathy J. Price, Mohamed L. Seghier, Alex P. Leff 2010

      Article  An article on the PLORAS study. Very interesting work on predicting outcomes of aphasia via brain scans.

  7. Therapies/intervention approaches 8 items
    Here I will put any specific therapies we discuss. The references here are just a flavour of the literature. I don't expect you to read all these but they might be relevant for a case you are working with and you may wish to return to this list.
    1. Training total communication - Pirkko Rautakoski 03/02/2011

      Article 

  8. Traumatic Brain Injury 4 items
    The essential reading here is within the core texts. References below are if you are particularly interested. Chapters in Papathanasiou et al. and Helm-Estabrooks et al.
    1. Traumatic brain injury: associated speech, language, and swallowing disorders - B. E. Murdoch, Deborah G. Theodoros 2001

      Book 

  9. Right Hemisphere Disorders 2 items
    See the core texts. Additional reading here if interested.
  10. Language impairment in the dementias 2 items
    This is a specialist area but I suspect will become more and more part of SLT caseloads. The main information on what you need to know for this module is within slides and core texts.
    1. Cognitive-communication disorders of dementia: definition, diagnosis, and treatment - Kathryn A. Bayles, Cheryl K. Tomoeda 2014

      Book 

  11. Living with aphasia 2 items
    I really recommend these books as an easy read if you have never met anyone with aphasia. They are written with substantial contributions from people with aphasia and provide excellent insight.
    1. Talking about aphasia: living with loss of language after stroke - Susie Parr, Sally Byng, Sue Gilpin, Chris Ireland 1997

      Book 

    2. What is aphasia? - Parr, S., Byng, S. and Gilpin, S.

      Chapter  Module: S3258 (Scanned Extract)

  12. Aphasia awareness and advocacy 2 items
    These references are here to make you aware of poor global awareness of aphasia as an issue. Read them if you feel passionate about this problem!
    1. Aphasia: Awareness, advocacy, and activism - Roberta J. Elman, Jennifer Ogar, Sidney H. Elman 2000

      Article Background

    2. What is aphasia? Results of an international survey - Nina Simmons-Mackie, Chris Code, Elizabeth Armstrong, Lillian Stiegler 08/2002

      Article Background

  13. Gesture and Drawing 7 items
    These are not core texts but will be useful if working with people with severe aphasia or taking a total communication approach with a client.
    1. A systematic review of gesture treatments for post-stroke aphasia - Miranda L. Rose, Anastasia M. Raymer, Lucie E. Lanyon, Michelle C. Attard 09/2013

      Article 

    2. Drawing: Its contribution to naming in aphasia - Dana Farias, Christine Davis, Gregory Harrington 2006-4

      Article 

    3. Computer delivery of gesture therapy for people with severe aphasia - Jane Marshall, Abi Roper, Julia Galliers, Stephanie Wilson 09/2013

      Article 

  14. Miscellaneous other resources 11 items
    References that don't fit in any of the other boxes! These might be helpful if working on a dissertation related to aphasia or just if the subject fascinates you!
    1. Aphasia and its therapy - Anna Basso 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    2. Aphasia and its therapy - Anna Basso 2003

      Book 

    3. Human cognitive neuropsychology: a textbook with readings - Andrew W. Ellis, Andrew W. Young 1996

      Book  This book would be useful in helping you understand cognitive neuropsychological approaches.

    4. Language intervention strategies in aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders - Roberta Chapey, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    5. Neuropsychology: from theory to practice - David G. Andrewes 2001

      Book 

    6. What is cognitive neuropsychology - Ellis, A.W. and Young, A.W.

      Chapter  Module: S3258 (Scanned Extract)

    7. Assessment of language disorders in adults - Patterson, J.P. and Chapey, R.

      Chapter  Module: S3258 (Scanned Extract)