An Update on the Genetics, Neurology, and Treatment of Language-Related Disorders It is a great pleasure to serve as the guest editor for the first issue of the 1997 Special Interest Division 2 newsletter. This year’s focus is on genetics, neurology, and treatment across the lifespan. Although this first issue is directed toward developmental concepts and pediatrics, later issues will ... Editorial
Editorial  |   May 01, 1997
An Update on the Genetics, Neurology, and Treatment of Language-Related Disorders
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Editorial   |   May 01, 1997
An Update on the Genetics, Neurology, and Treatment of Language-Related Disorders
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, May 1997, Vol. 7, 4. doi:10.1044/nnsld7.1.4
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, May 1997, Vol. 7, 4. doi:10.1044/nnsld7.1.4
It is a great pleasure to serve as the guest editor for the first issue of the 1997 Special Interest Division 2 newsletter. This year’s focus is on genetics, neurology, and treatment across the lifespan. Although this first issue is directed toward developmental concepts and pediatrics, later issues will cover the neurogenic aspects of other language-speech-based disorders in a wide variety of populations, including those of adults.
The objective of this issue, then, is to review basic genetics and neurology, with an emphasis on how these aspects of development relate to practice in speech-language pathology. In each essay, case studies are presented that exemplify how basic empirical information might be applied in a clinical setting. As guest editor, I was fortunate to engage the services of experts in the areas neurology and language, and language disorders and treatment: Dennis Molfese, Diane Fox, and Diane Loeb. These individuals have unique and interesting perspectives regarding how a basic knowledge in neurology, biology, and issues like sensitive periods, should be incorporated into assessment and treatment plans.
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