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Communication disability in aging : from prevention to intervention

  title={Communication disability in aging : from prevention to intervention},
  author={L. Worrall and L. Hickson},
This manual presents state-of-the-art theory and practical information on the management of communication disability in older adults. The role of speech-language pathologists and audiologists in prevention and intervention is covered in detail with a realistic view of multidisciplinary care settings. Readers receive a strong foundation for understanding the impact of the environment, social and medical, as well as the aging and disease processes that affect communication of older adults… Expand
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