Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation Research for Speech, Language, and Swallowing Disorders Purpose This article introduces a collection of consensus statements regarding the application of neuroplasticity principles to rehabilitation of dysphagia, dysarthria, apraxia, and aphasia. ... Supplement Article
Supplement Article  |   February 2008
Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation Research for Speech, Language, and Swallowing Disorders
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi
    Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, and University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Nan Musson
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL
  • John C. Rosenbek
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Christine M. Sapienza
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Gainesville, FL, and University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Contact author: Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi, Brain Rehabilitation Research Center-151a, VA Medical Center, 1601 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32618. E-mail: gonzalj@neurology.ufl.edu.
Article Information
Swallowing, Dysphagia & Feeding Disorders / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Supplement: Neuroplasticity
Supplement Article   |   February 2008
Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation Research for Speech, Language, and Swallowing Disorders
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, February 2008, Vol. 51, S222-S224. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2008/017)
History: Received February 9, 2006 , Revised December 6, 2007 , Accepted December 12, 2007
 
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, February 2008, Vol. 51, S222-S224. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2008/017)
History: Received February 9, 2006; Revised December 6, 2007; Accepted December 12, 2007

Purpose This article introduces a collection of consensus statements regarding the application of neuroplasticity principles to rehabilitation of dysphagia, dysarthria, apraxia, and aphasia.

Acknowledgments
This project was supported, in part, by the Office of Research and Development, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, and by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida. The PNSLS organizing committee included Nan Musson, John C. Rosenbek, Christine Sapienza, and Leslie Gonzalez Rothi.
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