SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 1, January 2014
This issue of Perspectives is focused on special populations in geriatric speech-language pathology and audiology practice. Articles address traumatic brain injury and aging, aging in adults with intellectual disabilities, accommodating dual sensory impairment loss in everyday practice, neurologically based communication impairments and aging, and ethical considerations in when working with the geriatric population. Articles focus on psychosocial issues, assessment issues, and treatment issues associated with these special geriatric populations.
You will be able to:
- list several treatment practices to utilize with special geriatric populations
- explain special considerations for assessment and treatment for older adults with TBI, intellectual disability, dual sensory impairments, and neurologically based communication impairments
- differentiate normal from disordered aging
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