Publications Related to Aphasia Center of California Programs

Elman, R.J. (2016). Aphasia Centers and the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia: A Paradigm Shift. Topics in Language Disorders, 36(2), 154-167.
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Elman, R.J. & Hoover, E.  (2013). Integrating communication support into aphasia group treatment. In N. Simmons-Mackie, J. King & D. Beukelman (Eds.). Supporting communication for adults with acute and chronic aphasia (pp. 189-220). Towson, MD: Brookes Publishing.

Elman, R. J. (2011). Starting an Aphasia Center? Seminars in Speech & Language, 32(3), 268-272.

Elman, R. J. (2011). Social and life participation approaches to aphasia intervention. In L. LaPointe (Ed.). Aphasia and related neurogenic language disorders (4th ed., pp. 171-184). N.Y.: Thieme Medical Publishers.

Simmons-Mackie, N. & Elman, R. J. (2011). Negotiation of identity in group therapy for aphasia: the Aphasia Café. Int. J. of Lang. & Comm. Disorders, 46(3), 312-23.

Elman, R. J. (2010). The increasing popularity of aphasia groups: Some reasons why. Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech & Language Disorders, 20(4), 120-124.

Kagan, A., Simmons-Mackie, N., Gibson, J., Conklin, J. & Elman, R. J. (2009). Closing the evidence, research and practice loop: Examples of knowledge transfer and exchange from the field of aphasia. Aphasiology, 24, 535-548.

Elman, R. J. (2009, May 26). International Aphasia Treatment: the US-Japan Connection. The ASHA Leader, 14(7), 34-36.
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Kearns, K., & Elman, R.J. (2008). Group therapy for aphasia: Theoretical and practical considerations. In R. Chapey (Ed.). Language intervention strategies in aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders. (5th ed., pp. 376-400). Baltimore: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Elman, R.J. (2007). The importance of aphasia group treatment for rebuilding community and health. Topics in Language Disorders, 27(4), 300-308. Click here for article.

Elman, R. (2007). (Ed.). Group treatment of neurogenic communication disorders: The expert clinician’s approach. Second Edition. San Diego: Plural Publishing. www.pluralpublishing.com

Simmons-Mackie, N., Elman, R., Holland, A., & Damico, J. (2007). Management of discourse in group therapy for aphasia. Topics in Language Disorders, 27(1), 4-22. Click here for article.

Elman, R. & Bernstein-Ellis, E. (2006). Aphasia book clubs: Making the connection. Stroke Connection, May/June, 32-33. Click here for article.

Elman, R. J. (2006). Evidence-Based Practice: What Evidence is Missing? Aphasiology, 20(2/3/4), 103-109. Click here for article.

Elman, R. J. (2005). Social and life participation approaches to aphasia intervention. In L. Lapointe (Ed.). Aphasia and related neurogenic language disorders (3rd edition). N.Y.: Thieme Medical Publishers.

Elman, R. J. (2004). Group treatment and jazz: Some lessons learned. In J. Duchan and S. Byng (Eds.). Challenging aphasia therapies: Broadening the discourse and extending the boundaries. London: Psychology Press.

Elman, R. J., Parr, S., & Moss, B. (2003). The Internet and aphasia: Crossing the digital divide. In S. Parr, J. Duchan, and C. Pound (Eds.). Aphasia inside out. Buckingham, UK: Open University Press.

Simmons-Mackie, N., Code, C., Amrstrong, E., Stiegler, L., & Elman, R. J. (2002). What is Aphasia? Results of an International Survey. Aphasiology.

Elman, R. (2001). The Internet and aphasia: Crossing the digital divide. Aphasiology, 15 (10/11), 895-899.

Kearns, K., & Elman, R. (2001). Group therapy for aphasia: Theoretical and practical considerations. In R. Chapey (Ed.). Language intervention strategies in adult aphasia (4th ed.). Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Elman, R. (2000). Working with groups: Neurogenic communication disorders and the managed care challenge. [Videotape.] Rockville, MD: American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Elman, R. (2000). Commentary on therapy for aphasia: Insiders’ points of view. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 8(2), 133-134.

Elman, R., Ogar, J., & Elman, S. (2000). Aphasia: Awareness, advocacy, and activism. Aphasiology, 14(5/6), 455-459. Click for abstract.

Elman, R. (1999). Practicing outside the box. Asha, 41(6), 38-42.

Elman, R. (1999). Long-term care approaches to aphasia treatment and management. In Elman, R. (Ed.). Speech-language pathology in long-term care settings. Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders Special Interest Division 2 Newsletter, 9(5), 15-17. Rockville: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Elman, R. (1999). (Ed.). Speech-language pathology in long-term care settings. Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders Special Interest Division Newsletter 2, 9 (5). Rockville: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Elman, R. (1999). Introduction to group treatment of neurogenic communication disorders. In R. Elman (Ed.). Group treatment of neurogenic communication disorders: The expert clinician’s approach (pp. 3-7). Woburn: Butterworth-Heinemann. <www.harcourthealth.com>

Elman, R. (1999) (Ed.). Group treatment of neurogenic communication disorders: The expert clinician’s approach. Woburn: Butterworth-Heinemann. <www.harcourthealth.com>

Elman, R. J. and Bernstein-Ellis, E. (1999). The efficacy of group communication treatment in adults with chronic aphasia. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing ResearchClick here for article

Elman, R. J. and Bernstein-Ellis, E. (1999). Psychosocial aspects of group communication treatment: Preliminary findings. Seminars in Speech and Language, 20(1), 65-72. Click for abstract.

Bernstein-Ellis, E. & Elman, R. (1999). Aphasia group communication treatment: The Aphasia Center of California Approach. In R. Elman (Ed.). Group treatment of neurogenic communication disorders: The expert clinician’s approach (pp. 47-56). Woburn: Butterworth-Heinemann. <www.harcourthealth.com>

Ewing, S. (1999). Group process, group dynamics, and group techniques with neurogenic communication disorders. In R. Elman (Ed.). Group treatment of neurogenic communication disorders: The expert clinician’s approach. Woburn, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann. <www.harcourthealth.com>

Damico, J., Simmons-Mackie, N., Oelschlaeger, M., Elman, R., & Armstrong, E. (1999). Qualitative methods in aphasia research: Basic issues. Aphasiology, 13(9-11), 651-665. Click for abstract.

Elman, R. (1998). Memories of the ‘plateau’: Health care changes provide an opportunity to redefine aphasia treatment and discharge. Aphasiology. 12(3), 227-231.

Elman, R. (1998). Diversity in Aphasiology: Let us embrace it.Aphasiology. 12(6), 456-457.

Elman, R. J. and Bernstein-Ellis, E. (1995). What is functional? American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 4, 113-115. Click here for article.

Elman, R. J. (1995). Multimethod research: A search for understanding.Clinical Aphasiology, 23, 77-81. Click for abstract.

Elman, R. (1994, October). Aphasia treatment planning in an outpatient medical rehabilitation center: Where do we go from here? In C. Coehlo (Ed.). Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders Special Interest Division 2 Newsletter, (pp. 9-13). Rockville: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Ewing, S. and Pfalzgraf, B. (1990). Pathways: Moving beyond stroke and aphasia. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

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