Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders : An Introduction

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Communication Sciences and Disorders: An Introduction, introduces students to the field in a clear and succinct manner that allows access to the most current theories, research, and practices through rich examples and anecdotes. It employs a clinical case-based, life-span approach with special attention given to: *The application of knowledge, skills, and concepts through comprehensive case studies that include evaluation and treatment plans and multi-media samples. *The ecological impact of communication disorders at home, school, work, and community, with an emphasis on thinking about functional assessment and outcomes. *Multicultural issues with an emphasis on the interactions among culture, communication ability, and communication disability. *Research-based practices in assessment and intervention. *Pediatric impairments in feeding and swallowing. *Contemporary "hot topics" associated with the ongoing evolution of the speech, language, and hearing disciplines.show more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 200.7 x 251.5 x 25.4mm | 1,043.27g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 013113518X
  • 9780131135185

Table of contents

PART I Foundations of Communication Sciences and Disorders Chapter 1 Fundamentals of Communication Sciences and Disorders Chapter 2 An Overview of Communication Development Chapter 3 Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Communication and Communication Disorders Chapter 4 Communication Assessment and Intervention: Principles and Practices PART II Communication Disorders Across the Lifespan Chapter 5 Phonological Disorders Chapter 6 Motor Speech Disorders: Apraxia and Dysarthria Chapter 7 Language Disorders in Early and Later Childhood Chapter 8 Adult Aphasia and Other Cognitive-Based Dysfunctions Chapter 9 Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders Chapter 10 Dysphagia Chapter 11 Voice Disorders Chapter 12 Fluency Disorders Chapter 13 Pediatric Hearing Loss Chapter 14 Hearing Loss in Adults Chapter 15 Complex Communication Needs and AACshow more

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