Multicultural Neurogenics: A Call and Response to Embrace Global Issues in Neurogenics This epilogue outlines the call to address the clinical needs of adults from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with neurogenic communication disorders, and the training needs of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who provide those services. A response to those needs is provided in terms of advances that have been made over ... Article
Article  |   November 13, 2017
Multicultural Neurogenics: A Call and Response to Embrace Global Issues in Neurogenics
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Gloriajean L. Wallace
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Cathy Hughes School of Communication Howard University, Washington, DC
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i, Honolulu, HI
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Cultural & Linguistic Diversity / Part 3
Article   |   November 13, 2017
Multicultural Neurogenics: A Call and Response to Embrace Global Issues in Neurogenics
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, November 2017, Vol. 2, 142-145. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.142
History: Received May 23, 2017 , Revised July 19, 2017 , Accepted October 27, 2017
Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, November 2017, Vol. 2, 142-145. doi:10.1044/persp2.SIG2.142
History: Received May 23, 2017; Revised July 19, 2017; Accepted October 27, 2017

This epilogue outlines the call to address the clinical needs of adults from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with neurogenic communication disorders, and the training needs of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who provide those services. A response to those needs is provided in terms of advances that have been made over time, and limited areas that require future attention. Brief summaries are provided for articles in this issue, with reference to how each article contributes to advances in service delivery to culturally and linguistically diverse adults with neurogenic communication disorders around the world.

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