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With chapters containing up to 50 percent new coverage, this book provides a thorough update of the latest research and development in the area of acquired aphasia. Coverage includes the symptoms of aphasia, assessment, neuropsychology, the specific linguistic deficits associated with aphasia, related disorders, recovery, and rehabilitation. This comprehensive compilation, written by some of the most knowledgeable workers in the field, provides an... more...
Professional Communication in Audiology is designed to provide students of audiology and practicing clinicians with a global framework for understanding the role of communication in audiologic practice, as well as practical strategies for implementation of communication principles in a clinical setting. The introduction to the text describes the importance of communication skills to audiologic practice. This section highlights important aspects... more...
For student clinicians and clinical supervisors alike, clinical practicum in speech-language pathology is a learning experience that involves clearly defined expectations, ethical principles, and effective methods of treatment. This comprehensive resource provides a well-rounded discussion of the clinical practicum, including basic organization and competency guidelines, ethical and behavioral conduct between the student and supervisor and with... more...
Children with autism often have an intense natural musicality. This book explains how music and language 'work' as systems of communication, and why music holds such a fascination for many young people on the autism spectrum. There are strategies for showing how music can be used to support language development and even substitute for verbal communication. Exploring the progression from a young child's intuitive engagement with music, to using it as a... more...
Prepare your graduate students for their careers in audiology with Katz’s Handbook of Clinical Audiology, Seventh Edition. This go-to resource was developed by an unsurpassed team of editors and authors, whose expertise in research and clinical practice spans all core areas of clinical audiology.   Packed with new research, relevant case studies, and today’s best practices, the Seventh Edition has been extensively revised... more...
Confidently meet the challenges you’ll face in clinical and practice! Gain a solid understanding of neonatal and pediatric diseases as you explore real-world patient experiences with this unique resource. Inside, you’ll find everything you need to know about perinatal lung diseases • common neonatal complications • congenital diseases • pediatric pulmonary and upper airway diseases • and neuromuscular disorders. A... more...
This handbook contains information, materials and procedures for use in the assessment of communicative disorders. It covers general assessment procedures and materials, such as health history forms, patient interview, and report writing. From there, the reader is provided with guidelines and worksheets that may be used in the assessment of articulation, phonology, fluency, voice, resonance, neurologically based disorders or hearing impairments.
The use of sign language has a long history. Indeed, humans' first languages may have been expressed through sign. Sign languages have been found around the world, even in communities without access to formal education. In addition to serving as a primary means of communication for Deaf communities, sign languages have become one of hearing students' most popular choices for second-language study. Sign languages are now accepted as complex and... more...
Stuttering is caused by at least five factors: genetics, two neurological abnormalities, responses to stress, and speech-related fears and anxieties. But most stuttering therapy programs address only one issue, such as breathing a certain way, or not hiding your stuttering. Each might help you in some situations, but you still stutter in other situations. No Miracle Cures instead guides you through treatments for all five factors that contribute to... more...
Spreen and Risser present a comprehensive, critical review of available methods for the assessment of aphasia and related disorders in adults and children. The authors explore test instruments and approaches that have been used traditionally for the diagnosis of aphasia, ranging from bedside screening and ratings, to tests of specific aspects of language, and to comprehensive and psychometrically standardized aphasia batteries. Coverage of other... more...
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