The Epilepsy-Aphasia Spectrum (ebook)


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 Epilepsy-Aphasia Spectrum. The book includes vivid first-hand accounts of the impact of language loss by adults who have grown up with LKS.


Epileptologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, speech and language therapists and trainees in those areas.

Full Book Review

Read the full book review by Michael Absoud and Gillian Baird published in Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology.

Clinics in Developmental Medicine