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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 200.7 x 251.5 x 25.4mm | 1,043.27g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 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 AAC
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