Guest Editor's Column During the past few years, the concern for how sports-related concussions affect both individuals and the general population has grown significantly. Media attention on the topic has pushed to the forefront a need to recognize and understand sports-related concussions, occurring in both youth and adults. With the escalating awareness ... Editorial
Editorial  |   January 01, 2015
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Editorial   |   January 01, 2015
Guest Editor's Column
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, January 2015, Vol. 25, 3. doi:10.1044/nnsld25.1.3
SIG 2 Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, January 2015, Vol. 25, 3. doi:10.1044/nnsld25.1.3
During the past few years, the concern for how sports-related concussions affect both individuals and the general population has grown significantly. Media attention on the topic has pushed to the forefront a need to recognize and understand sports-related concussions, occurring in both youth and adults. With the escalating awareness of concussions in the NFL, NHL, and NCAA, increased state and federal legislation, and the advent for better intervention services, it becomes a necessity for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to understand the effects of a concussion, including the recovery process, the best options for evaluation and treatment, and additional services that may be required for best care.
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