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Semantic Workbooks




ISBN 9780863882678
Published January 31, 2017 by Routledge
354 Pages

 
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Using hundreds of clear and captivating illustrations, this resource, divided into 6 sections, housed in a ring binder provides a range of semantic therapy ideas and materials. Designed for use with adults with acquired neurological disorders and based on the cognitive neuropsychological model of language processing, each workbook covers specific aspects of semantics. "Contains an excellent range of visual materials. "Gives a range of semantic therapy ideas and materials that can be used individually or modified for use with groups.  "Exercises are graded in order of difficulty and presented in a range of formats, eg, pictures only, written word only and pictures with words. "Designed for use with adults with acquired neurological disorders and based on the cognitive neuropsychological model of language processing. "Many of the picture exercises would also be suitable for semantic work with children. "Gives the busy therapist an easy, quick and high quality resource for everyday use. Carol Nelson and Caroline Davidson have worked at the Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow for several years. These workbooks were created as an easily usable resource for therapists who work with aphasic clients. After 13 years' experience in working with children and young adults with learning disabilities Kave Beveridge moved to the position of Speech and Language Therapy Assistant at Stobhill Hospital in 1993. She worked in the Speech and Language Therapy department until she retired in September 2008.

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"On first impressions this is a well-presented boxed set of basic training exercises...pictures are clear and the text is a good size. It is useful for supplementing therapy… most useful for those starting out in semantic therapy." — Mary Bailey, SLT, Speech & Language Therapy in Practice

"At last, therapy tools to support all that cognitive neuropsychological assessment...is a ‘must have’ for clinics where the caseload includes adults with acquired neurological impairment...I would recommend it to both therapists and students." Ruth Nieuwenhuis, Member of RCSLT Critical Appraisal Network, lead clinician in aphasia, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust