Epilepsy-Aphasia Spectrum – Chapter 7: Evolution of Landau–Kleffner Syndrome: Short- Mid- and Long-Term Outcomes (ebook)
Chapter 7 – Evolution of Landau–Kleffner Syndrome: Short- Mid- and Long-Term Outcomes
Most neurological conditions have a spectrum of severity with the most severe cases having being identified and reported long before milder forms are recognized. This was also the case for Landau–Kleffner syndrome.
About the book
Landau Kleffner syndrome (LKS) is a rare childhood epilepsy, characterised by a sudden or gradual loss of ability to understand or express language. Written by two world-renowned authorities on childhood epilepsy, this book is aimed at the large range of professionals involved in the diagnosis, therapy and rehabilitation of children on the EAS. The book includes vivid first-hand accounts of the impact of language loss by adults who have grown up with LKS.
Readership: epileptologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, speech and language therapists and trainees in those areas.