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Introduction to Communicative Disorders by Gary Weismer
A great new introductory text that will appeal to both instructor and student alike Modern and most up to date treatment serves today's SLP community Covers the core essentials of the subject concisely and to the point Structured to aid the instructor with sections easily assimilated into extant lectures Packed with full-color illustrations The single-authorship by Weismer who has taught the course for over a decade ensures a fluidity and uniformity of style that is missing from other texts. Furthermore, he has deliberately kept coverage of each element of the course concise and planned to convey the core of important information for each topic. The author's aim throughout has been to present the latest research in a manner that serves the needs of the instructor and keeps the interest of the student by getting straight to the point and avoiding unnecessary diversions and digressions. Features color illustrations and text boxes.
Publication Date: 2013-11-15
Introduction to Language Development by Sandra Levey (Editor)
This book is designed for use in language acquisition courses in undergraduate and graduate speech-language pathology programs to facilitate both teaching and learning. Complex terminology and theories are explained through definitions and examples to assure that students are able to grasp the content. Within the second edition of this text, students are presented with language factors -- syntax, semantics, phonology, morphology, and pragmatics -- as well as the cognitive abilities that underlie language development.
Publication Date: 2017-12-15
Introduction to Sound by Charles E. Speaks
This book provides students in speech, language, and hearing science the thorough understanding of the elements of acoustics necessary to successfully embark on more advanced study of both normal and disordered human communication.
Publication Date: 2017-12-29
Counseling in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology by Anthony DiLollo; Robert A. Neimeyer
Counseling in the field of communication disorders is an essential dimension of professional practice, but just what it entails is often a bit of a mystery. Counseling in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: Reconstructing Personal Narratives, Second Edition addresses this common concern of students and practitioners by illustrating how to integrate the concept of counseling into clinical practice. Replete with a variety of case studies, clinical guidelines, and actual transcripts of counseling interventions with clients and their families, as well as a practical "toolbox" of specific counseling techniques, this graduate-level textbook offers a comprehensive, novel, and empirically informed approach to counseling, applicable to a broad range of speech, language, swallowing, and hearing disorders. New to the Second Edition 10 new chapters on the nature of change, critical thinking, culturally informed care, and preparing for the counseling relationship. A new case illustration and three new "tools". A new Foreword by Sue Hale, MCD. Reorganized for improved flow of information with earlier introduction of the central framework, followed by chapters to build foundational knowledge and skills. The central framework for counseling has been simplified and reconfigured for easier integration into clinical practice. Based on user feedback, the "theory" chapters from the first edition have been dropped to make room for the added "knowledge and skill" chapters, giving the book a more practical feel. Discussion topics have been added at the end of all chapters in Parts I, II, and III.New images and illustrations throughout. Updated to reflect current research, with many new references added.
Publication Date: 2020-11-01
Here's How to Do Therapy: Hands on Core Skills in Speech-Language Pathology by Debra M. Dwight
"The new and significantly updated third edition of Heres How to Do Therapy: Hands-On Core Skills in Speech-Language Pathology is an essential resource on effective evidence-based interventions for both practicing clinicians and students in academic speech-language pathology programs. Unique in design and content, the book and online supplementary materials provide a logical and manageable approach to enhance clinical skills through guided practice for different types of communication disorders"--
Publication Date: 2021-09-01
Human Measurement Techniques in Speech and Language Pathology by Rietveld Toni
Human Measurement Techniques in Speech and Language Pathology gives an overview of elicitation methods in the assessment and diagnosis of speech and language disorders and explains approaches to the qualification of the obtained data in terms of agreement and reliability. Despite technological advances in the assessment and diagnosis of speech and language disorders, the role of human judgements is as important as ever. Written to be accessible to students, researchers and practitioners alike, the book not only provides an overview of elicitation procedures of human judgement such as visual analog scaling, Likert scaling etc. but also presents methodological and statistical approaches to quality assessment of judgements. The book introduces statistical procedures for processing scores obtained in paired comparisons and in the context of signal detection theory, and introduces software relevant for the calculation of a large number of coefficients of reliability and agreement. Featuring a wealth of reader-friendly pedagogy throughout, including instructions for using SPSS and R software, clarified by many illustrations and tables, example reports, and exercise questions to test the readers understanding, it is an ideal companion for advanced students and researchers in the field of speech pathology.
Publication Date: 2020-12-29
Professional Communication in Speech-Language Pathology by A. Embry Burrus; Laura B. Willis
In Professional Communication in Speech-Language Pathology: How to Write, Talk, and Act Like a Clinician, Fourth Edition, the authors introduce student clinicians to the various types of written and verbal communication they will encounter across three different clinical settings: university clinics, medical settings, and public schools. The text is written in a student-friendly manner, with appendices that provide examples of diagnostic and treatment reports, data sheets, and important acronyms in medical and school settings. Chapters cover verbal interactions with families, allied professionals, and supervisors, as well as written and verbal communication across the university, medical, and school settings. Also included are scenarios written in the form of vignettes that address issues of ethics, interviewing, and procedures for managing protected health information. New to the Fourth Edition New pedagogical features (chapter learning outcomes and reflection questions). References and content updated throughout to reflect the current state of research and evidence-based practice. Updated information regarding current requirements and policies for written documentation. Expanded information regarding HIPAA and the ASHA Code of Ethics. Expanded content regarding interacting with supervisors and generational differences. Material on methods for improving writing and editing. Numerous additional examples to further clarify the content and portions reorganized for greater flow of information. Content has been edited to be more concise and reader friendly.
Publication Date: 2020-08-01
Medical Speech-Language Pathology by Alex F. Johnson (Editor); Barbara H. Jacobson (Editor)
Medical Speech-Language Pathology Updates the Standard of Care for Complex, Cross-Specialty Disorders The updated edition of this classic is essential for all practitioners and advanced students. The editors artfully synthesize the pathology of voice, speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders with practical guidance. Insightful viewpoints and viable solutions are provided for patient management issues including neurological and physical challenges, surgical implications, and medical ethics, in the context of the continuum of health care settings. The underlying causes of communication and swallowing impairments are explored in detail, along with respective treatment modalities. Starting with an overview of key considerations, the latest evidence-based science is presented throughout 22 chapters. Topics include differential diagnosis of adult communication and swallowing disorders, assessment and management approaches, and diagnostic tools such as imaging and endoscopy. New chapters are devoted to: Motor speech disorders Education for medical speech-language pathologists Aphasia Pediatric traumatic brain injury End of life communication and swallowing disorders
Publication Date: 2016-11-22
Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology by M. N. Hegde
Now in its fourth edition, Hegde's PocketGuide to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology is a renowned resource, the first of its kind, and now a classic in communication sciences and disorders. This revised PocketGuide, like the other two classic guides, blends the format of a dictionary with the contents of a textbook and clinical reference book. With this guide, both the students and the professional clinicians may have, at their fingertips, the encyclopedic knowledge of the entire range of assessment concepts and approaches, common methods and procedures, standardized tests as well as client specific alternatives, and specific techniques to assess ethnoculturally diverse clients. The speech-language pathologist that has this handy guide in his or her pocket will have a quick as well as a detailed reference to practical assessment procedures and many task-specific outlines that a clinician may readily use in assessing any client of any age. The information may be easily reviewed before the clinical sessions or examinations. Key Features: Current knowledge on assessment philosophies, approaches, and techniques Alphabetical entries and section tabs for ease of access Underlined terms that alert the reader for cross-referenced entries on related concepts and procedures Detailed differential diagnostic guidelines on disorders Critical developmental norms New to the Fourth Edition: Updated entries to reflect current practice, procedures, and the research base Information on newer standardized tests and evidence-based alternative approaches to assess ethnoculturally diverse individuals Practical and detailed assessment outlines More succinct presentation of practical information New 4.5x8" trim size for easier portability Also available: Hegde's PocketGuide to Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology, Fourth Edition Hegde's PocketGuide to Communication Disorders, Second Edition
Publication Date: 2018-02-15
Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology by M. N. Hegde
Now in its fourth edition, Hegde's PocketGuide to Treatment in Speech-Language Pathology is a renowned resource, the first of its kind, and now a classic in communication sciences and disorders. This revised PocketGuide, like the other two classic guides, blends the format of a dictionary with the contents of a textbook and clinical reference book. With this guide, both the students and the professional clinicians may have, at their fingertips, the encyclopedic knowledge of the entire range of treatment concepts and approaches, general treatment guidelines and specific procedures, treatment evaluation and selection criteria, detailed and multiple treatment procedures for all disorders of communication, and guidelines on treating ethnoculturally diverse individuals. The SLP that has this handy guide in his or her pocket will have a quick as well as a detailed reference to general and specific treatment procedures and many brief, task-specific treatment procedures that a clinician may readily use in serving any individual of any age. The information may easily be reviewed before the clinical sessions or examinations, because the entries in the guide are in the alphabetical order. Key Features: Current knowledge on treatment philosophies, approaches, and techniques Alphabetical entries and section tabs for ease of access Underlined terms that alert the reader for cross-referenced entries on related concepts and procedures Step-by-step treatment procedures Multiple treatment options for each disorder New to the Fourth Edition: Updated entries to reflect current practice and procedures Newer and multiple treatment concepts and procedures Methods by which treatment procedures are evaluated Criteria for selecting an effective treatment procedure among available alternatives New 4.5x8" trim size for easier portability Also available: Hegde's PocketGuide to Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology, Fourth Edition Hegde's PocketGuid
Publication Date: 2018-02-15
Cases on Communication Disorders in Culturally Diverse Populations by Diane M. Scott (Editor)
Communication disorders are impairments in the ability to receive, send, process, and comprehend hearing, language, and/or speech. While the number of culturally diverse populations is growing in the United States, speech-language pathologists and audiologists lack information on serving these culturally diverse populations appropriately and effectively. Cases on Communication Disorders in Culturally Diverse Populations is an essential research publication that provides culturally-competent hearing, language, and speech services and cases across age groups, communication disorders, and culturally diverse populations. These case studies offer a practical and detailed means for assisting professionals in providing culturally-appropriate speech, language, and hearing services. Highlighting various topics such as counseling, language learning, and genetics, this book is indispensable for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, counselors, administrators, academicians, researchers, practitioners, and students.
Publication Date: 2020-01-03
Counseling in Communication Disorders by Audrey L. Holland; Ryan L. Nelson
Now in its third edition, Counseling in Communication Disorders: A Wellness Perspective continues to be an essential and admired text for counseling related courses in graduate speech-language pathology and audiology programs. The counseling skills introduced in this book are based on the model of positive psychology, a rapidly growing branch of psychology that focuses on mental health and well-being and how to achieve and maintain these states. By incorporating the key elements of positive psychology into clinical practice, clinicians can more effectively help patients live productively and successfully with their communication disorders. The authors offer examples, exercises, and specific techniques for working with individuals and their families across the spectrum of communication disorders, from infancy through end-of-life needs. In addition, they also feature one-on-one activities and model workshop examples for use in teaching counseling strategies to groups or classes. New to the Third Edition: Expanded information on issues concerning cultural diversity, especially in regard to children and their families Expanded strategies for recognizing and growing strengths in family dynamics including early intervention. Extended considerations for counseling individuals and families when deterioration of abilities is expected. More in-depth information on the unique problems of persons with mild cognitive impairment, primary progressive aphasia, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Updates on findings and issues in Positive Psychology Information introducing clinicians and students to Posttraumatic Growth and its relevance to the field Updated counseling literature throughout With its updates and additions, Counseling in Communication Disorders: A Wellness Perspective, Third Edition, is destined to remain a popular resource and teaching tool for developing speech- language pathologists and audiologists.
Publication Date: 2018-01-15
Handbook of Communications Disorders by Amalia Bar-On (Editor); Dorit Ravid (Editor); Elitzur Dattner (Editor)
The domain of Communication Disorders has grown exponentially in the last two decades and has come to encompass much more than audiology, speech impediments and early language impairment. The realization that most developmental and learning disorders are language-based or language-related has brought insights from theoretical and empirical linguistics and its clinical applications to the forefront of Communication Disorders science. The current handbook takes an integrated psycholinguistic, neurolinguistic, and sociolinguistic perspective on Communication Disorders by targeting the interface between language and cognition as the context for understanding disrupted abilities and behaviors and providing solutions for treatment and therapy. Researchers and practitioners will be able to find in this handbook state-of-the-art information on typical and atypical development of language and communication (dis)abilities across the human lifespan from infancy to the aging brain, covering all major clinical disorders and conditions in various social and communicative contexts, such as spoken and written language and discourse, literacy issues, bilingualism, and socio-economic status.
Publication Date: 2018-05-07
Right Hemisphere and Disorders of Cognition and Communication by Margaret Lehman Blake
The Right Hemisphere and Disorders of Cognition and Communication: Theory and Clinical Practice provides a comprehensive review of right hemisphere cognitive and communication functions for practicing clinicians and graduate students. It also serves to broaden the understanding of right hemisphere disorders (RHD) within the field of speech-language pathology (SLP). The more clinicians and students understand, the more they'll be able to convey the need for SLP services for patients and clients with RHD, and the more they'll be able to provide effective services. Strokes on the right side of the brain occur nearly as often as those on the left and cognitive-communication disorders due to right hemisphere brain damage occur nearly as often as aphasia. Unfortunately, they receive much less attention. The deficits vary widely but can affect pragmatics, language production and comprehension, attention and executive function. This text covers normal right hemisphere processes as well as the communication disorders and deficits apparent after RHD. Evidence-based practice is comprehensively presented along with suggestions for developing treatment in the absence of evidence. Speech-language pathologists working with clients with neurogenic communication disorders will find current best practices for assessment and treatment. Book jacket.
Publication Date: 2017-06-30
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