ERIC Number: ED319225
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Aphasia Rehabilitation in Asia and the Pacific Region: Japan, China, India, Australia and New Zealand. Monograph #45.
Sarno, Martha Taylor, Ed.; Woods, Diane E., Ed.
This monograph presents a "state of the art" overview of contemporary aphasia rehabilitation policies and resources in Asia and the Pacific region. Following Martha Taylor Sarno's introduction, Sumiko Sasanuma discusses the history and development of Japan's aphasia rehabilitation services, focusing on demography and data sources, assessment and treatment procedures, issues, and recommendations. The current status of aphasiology in China is described by Wang Xinde, who outlines the clinical manifestation of aphasia, alexia, and agraphia in Chinese and the rehabilitation process. India's aphasia rehabilitation is reviewed by Prathibha Karanth, focusing on history, facilities, staff, funding, family supports and home training, advocacy, research, and sociocultural factors. The situation in Australia is presented in two papers--Alison Ferguson focuses on the aphasic population, providers of rehabilitation services, service delivery models, and research trends; and Jennifer Lambier describes service delivery models, treatment goals, assessment, and remediation. For New Zealand, Ellie Glazer reports on epidemiological data, speech language therapy, and a stroke support network. Reference lists accompany each chapter. (JDD)
Descriptors: Adults, Aphasia, Delivery Systems, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Human Services, Public Policy, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Programs
IEEIR, World Rehabilitation Fund, 400 East 34th St., New York, NY 10016 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: World Rehabilitation Fund, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; China; India; Japan; New Zealand