Language Disorders in Children

Author: Joan N. Kaderavek
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780133352023
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This text is more than an introductory look at language disorders. It goes beyond basic concepts and basic definitions to teach students how to analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and link the information they are learning. It offers readers opportunities for higher-order learning, while preparing students to become careful evaluators of information, as well as adept problem solvers. Organized by disorder groups and theme, "Language Disorders in Children," "2/e" students easily make connections between theoretical information and clinical practice through a number of thoughtful features such as case histories, clinical decision trees, and hot topic discussions. It s an approach that meets the needs of today s students to learn lifetime critical thinking skills, to see relationships between isolated ideas and facts, and to think like a speech-language pathologist. The new Second Edition features: Extensive pedagogical aids A model based on five form/content/use communication subdomains A redesigned first chapter overviewing the field of language disorders and introducing the concept of evidence-based practice Chapter case studies A chapter (4) devoted to clinical decision making A step-by-step approach to fostering students abilities to understand and use decision trees to guide their clinical problem solving A revised and integrated discussion of multi-cultural issues Updated information and research throughout A revised approach to teaching language theories Two new appendices with step-by-step tutorials to T-unit analysis and language analysis of children who demonstrate African American English "

Brain Based Communication Disorders

Author: Leonard L. LaPointe
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1597567043
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Brain-Based Communication Disorders introduces the reader to the major clinically recognized types of acquired speech/language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders encountered by clinicians working with child and adult neurological cases. The text provides contemporary and state-of-the-art content on these disorders in terms of their neuropathological bases, clinical symptomatology, and prognosis. Basic anatomy and physiology of human communication and swallowing is introduced, as well as the neural mechanisms controlling speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing functions. In addition to the traditional acquired speech/language disorders of the nervous system (aphasia; neuromotor speech disorders) content including communication impairments caused by traumatic brain injury, multisystem blast injuries, and degenerative disorders of the nervous system is also provided. The reader is also introduced to the principles that govern the assessment and treatment for both pediatric and adult populations.

Speech Science

Author: Carole T. Ferrand
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134481456
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Speech Science: An Integrated Approach to Theory and Clinical Practice, 4th Edition continues and sharpens the author's focus on the relationship between the scientific study of speech production and perception and the application of the material to the effective evaluation and treatment of communication disorders. In it, theory and clinical application combine to present a well-rounded, accessible, relevant look at the evaluation and treatment of communication disorders. Theoretical material is presented first, followed by clinical application chapters highlighting specific disorders. The organization of chapters in the new edition now more closely follow the speech subsystems approach, beginning with basic acoustics, and moving on to the respiratory system, phonatory system, articulatory/resonatory system, auditory system, and nervous system. As in previous editions, the book concludes with information on classic and current models and theories of speech production and perception. New and revised full color illustrations and larger spectrograms supplement the concepts presented by clearly depicting scientific and anatomical material and ensuring understanding of the links between the underlying science and human communicative behavior. NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. 0134481453 / 9780134481456 Speech Science: An Integrated Approach to Theory and Clinical Practice, 4th Edition

Clinical Observation

Author: Georgia Hambrecht
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449657613
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Clinical Observation: A Guide for Students in Speech, Language, and Hearing provides structure and focus for students completing pre-clinical or early clinical observation as required by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Whether used in a course on observation and clinical processes, or as a self-guide to the observation process, this practical hands-on workbook will give a clear direction for guided observations and provide students with an understanding of what they are observing, why it is relevant, and how these skills serve as a building-block to their future role as clinicians. With clear and concise language, this reader friendly guide includes a quick review of background knowledge for each aspect of the clinical process, exercises and activities to check understanding and guide observation, and questions for reflection to help students apply their observation to their current studies and their future work as speech-language pathologists. This journaling process will help students connect what they observe with the knowledge they have gained from classes, textbooks, and journal articles. Thought provoking activities may be completed, revisited, and redone, and multiple activities are provided for each observation. This is a must-have resource for supervisors, students, and new clinicians. Clinical Observation: A Guide for Students in Speech, Language, and Hearing reviews the principles of good practice covering ASHA s Big Nine areas of competency."

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Author: Laura M. Justice
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780133123715
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133406563. A clinical, case-based approach to communication sciences and disorders. Communication Sciences and Disorders, 3/e introduces students to the field through clinicians, patients and families. Rich with examples, the first part covers foundational concepts of development, anatomy, physiology, augmentative communication and complex communication. Following these foundations, the second part highlights inherited and acquired disorders affecting children and older adults. A new chapter features multicultural topics, while an expanded chapter delves into advancements in assessment and intervention. Strong themes of literacy weave throughout. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Survey of Audiology

Author: David A. DeBonis
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205531950
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This introduction to audiology text emphasizes the technical and scientific aspects of audiology, blended with other essential humanistic skills–active listening, empathy, client/family-centered protocols and collaboration with family members and other professionals. This book helps students develop the skills needed to address the needs of clients as human beings and as individuals who have communication disorders. The authors specifically address importance of audiology knowledge for the scope of practice in both speech-language pathology and audiology. This text is written to be a resource for the student of audiology, speech-language pathology and other allied health professions long after the course is completed. Written by two audiologists with more than 20 years of combined teaching experience, information in the text is presented in very clear, understandable language and is organized based on first-hand knowledge of formats that will be most useful to students. Because the authors also have nearly 40 years of combined clinical experience, the text is full of illustrative examples to further reinforce concepts introduced. New to this Edition: An extensive new section on balance disorders An expanded chapter on disorders of the ear. Updated information on digital hearing aids, cochlear implants, stacked ABR, auditory steady state response, and tinnitus. Increased coverage of the profession of Audiology.

Fundamentals of Speech Science

Author: Donald J. Fucci
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN:
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This book addresses basic concepts in speech science in a clear manner which facilitates learning of technical material. In addition, the book contains over 170 illustrations to help explain important concepts in basic acoustics, anatomy, and physiology of speech production, resonance, and speech production. Six clearly defined chapters present the material in a clear, straightforward manner: Introduction; Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms; Basic Acoustics; Resonance; Acoustics of Speech Production; and Speech Perception. For anyone interested in speech-language pathology and audiology.

Introduction to Communication Disorders

Author: Robert E. Owens, Jr.
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780133783711
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book The new Fifth Edition of this clear, comprehensive introduction to communication sciences and disorders continues the evidence-based, lifespan perspective as it reviews and explains the most recent research evidence pertaining to the assessment and treatment of communication disorder from birth through the end of life. In it, students gain a basic foundation in the areas of anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms, and an overview of the various disorders that affect voice, fluency, articulation, language, cognition, swallowing, and hearing, along with detailed descriptions of the varying etiologies that cause these impairments. The authors describe specific evaluation procedures and tools for each disorder, and discuss efficacious management approaches and techniques for both child and adult populations. Case studies, evidence-based practice summary boxes, video examples, technical and photographic illustrations, and Check Your Understanding and thought questions are featured as a means to maximize the student's learning experience. Introduction to Communication Disorders, 5/e is also available as an electronic eText; updated throughout to reflect the current state of clinical research, and updated to align with ASHA's new 2014 standards pertaining to voice and resonance disorders; completely reorganized into few chapters; and further revised to improve readability and simplify background information on subjects normally covered in other introductory courses. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video, assessments, and internet resources. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0133783715 / 9780133783711 Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Lifespan Evidence-Based Perspective with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 013335203X / 9780133352030 Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Lifespan Evidence-Based Perspective 0133756696 / 9780133756692 Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Lifespan Evidence-Based Perspective, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Author: Laura M. Justice
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780135022801
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Communication Sciences and Disorders: A Contemporary Perspective introduces students to the field in a clear and succinct manner that allows readers access to the most current theories, research, and practices through rich examples, detailed case studies and engaging anecdotes. It employs a clinical case-based, literacy-infused approach with special attention given to research-based practices in assessment and intervention and the many uses of technology in diverse aspects of research and practice. Bringing the field to life through comprehensive case studies that include evaluation and treatment plans and multi-media samples, Communication Sciences and Disorders: A Contemporary Perspective provides an up-to-date look at the many facets and varied new challenges emerging in the filed. Literacy-focused content is infused throughout the book in order help students examine linkages among speaking, listening, reading, and writing, while different segments of the book concentrates on the ecological impact of communication disorders at home, school, work, and community, all with an emphasis on thinking about functional assessment and outcomes.