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Introduction to Communication Disorders

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For introductory courses in communication sciences and disorders A clear, comprehensive introduction to communication sciences and disorders, with an evidence-based, lifespan perspective. This text provides a thorough introduction to communication sciences and disorders designed for undergraduate-level students. The new Fifth Edition continues the evidence-based, lifespan perspective. It reviews and explains the most recent research evidence pertaining to the assessment and treatment of communication disorders from birth through the end of life in a clear, comprehensible fashion. Each chapter is concise, yet provides comprehensive information appropriate for an introductory-level text. 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, and technical and photographic illustrations are featured in each chapter as a means to maximize the student's learning experience. In addition, Check Your Understanding and thought questions are also provided in each chapter to ensure student comprehension of information. The new Fifth Edition is also updated to align with ASHA's new 2014 standards pertaining to voice and resonance disorders.

Introduction to Communication Disorders

Author : Robert E. Owens (Jr.)
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"A thorough introduction to communication sciences and disorders designed for undergraduate-level students"--Publisher's website.

Introduction to Communication Disorders

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"A thorough introduction to communication sciences and disorders designed for undergraduate-level students"--Publisher's website.

Introduction to Communication Disorders

Author : Robert E. Owens
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Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Lifespan Perspective presents an informative overview of the fields of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in an interesting and highly readable manner. This text provides a solid foundation for future study by providing many viewpoints for the introductory student, offering personal stories of people with communication disorders, and examining the field from a lifespan perspective. In addition, the best models of good practice and approaches for assessment and intervention are discussed based on the authors' own clinical experience. Each chapter describes a specific disorder and related assessment and intervention methods. Each disorder is also illustrated by the personal story of an individual with that disorder. Reader interest and thought are stimulated by thought questions placed throughout each chapter and by margin notes that highlight important information. The suggested readings and Internet locations provided at the conclusion of each chapter provide additional avenues by which students can gain further knowledge. Unlike any other text currently available, Introduction to Communication Disorders features an accompanying CD-ROM a learning device and study tool which presents many of the disorders students read about in sound and video format. In addition, self-study questions follow the outline of each chapter and highlight important information.

Introduction to Communication Disorders

Author : Robert E. Owens, Jr.
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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 0133783715. 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. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video, assessments, and internet resources. 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. 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.

Introduction to Communicative Disorders

Author : Mahabalagiri N. Hegde
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The newly revised INTRODUCTION TO Communication DISORDERS, Fourth Edition contains current and extensive information on both the science of communication and the profession of COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS. It is an indispensable resource both for professors and students interested in this exciting interdisciplinary field. All chapters of this popular text have been revised. A new chapter on literacy skills in children and the role of the speech-language pathologists in literacy intervention has been added. The chapter on medical speech-language pathology now includes extended discussions of swallowing and its DISORDERS, childhood apraxia of speech, and dementia. The chapter on language acquisition and DISORDERS now includes school-age and older children in addition TO preschool children. The single chapter of audiology and audiologic rehabilitation has now been increased TO two chapters. Expanded information is provided on autism spectrum DISORDERS and other special TOpics in speech-language pathology. This edition also includes several supplemental resources TO enhance teaching and learning: 1. Student DVD features a host of rich learning opportunities through phoTOs, videos, audio clips, Web links, and Student Interactive Tests. Students can print images or insert them inTO Microsoft Word documents TO help them learn the concepts. The Student DVD also includes speech samples from real clients with various communication DISORDERS and brief demonstrations of treatment procedures with real clinicians and clients. The Student DVD also has a search function. 2. Student Coursebook (sold separately) features outlines of the textbook chapters, definitions of basic terms, summaries of important information, clinical procedures, and typical test questions and answers. Students find the Student Coursebook particularly helpful for integrating information from the text, instrucTOr's lectures, and outside reading materials inTO a single, coheren

Introduction to Communicative Disorders

Author : Gary Weismer
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"Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders: The Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice is designed for undergraduate students who are taking a first course in the discipline of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). The textbook presents students with the range of communication impairments in society, the consequences of those impairments for the persons who have them as well as for their family members, and the treatments that are available to lessen or remediate the effects of the disorders. The text is organized into three sections on Language, Speech, and Hearing. Each chapter is concise and written to convey the core information for each topic. The material is presented in a way that maintains the interest of the student through expository clarity and brevity in a course that treats so many different facets of a complex discipline. The textbook also serves the needs of the instructor by organizing the material in a teachable way"--

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders

Author : Gary Weismer
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Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders: The Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice is designed for undergraduate students who are taking a first course in the discipline of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). The textbook presents students with the range of communication impairments in society, the consequences of those impairments for the persons who have them as well as for their family members, and the treatments that are available to lessen or remediate the effects of the disorders. The text is organized into three sections on Language, Speech, and Hearing. Each chapter is concise and written to convey the core information for each topic. The material is presented in a way that maintains the interest of the student through expository clarity and brevity in a course that treats so many different facets of a complex discipline. The textbook also serves the needs of the instructor by organizing the material in a teachable way. Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders emphasizes the scientific basis of the field by presenting specific clinical examples to demonstrate the translation of laboratory science to clinical aspects of speech, language, and hearing disorders. Students will leave the course a good deal more knowledgeable and sensitive about what it means to be communicatively impaired in contemporary society. Key Features: * Consistency of presentation across chapters as well as clearly-stated relationships between information in different chapters * Features beautiful original, full-color illustrations designed to be instructive learning tools * Each chapter begins with an introduction and ends with a summary to present and review key concepts * Modern and up-to-date treatment options written for the needs of the field of communication sciences and disorders * Covers the core essentials of the subject concisely and to the point * Structured to aid the instructor with sections easily assimilated into extant lectures Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.

Introduction to Communication Disorders Access Code Card

Author : Robert E Owens
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Communication Disorders in the Classroom

Author : William O. Haynes
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Speech, language, and hearing disorders have the potential to affect a student communicatively, socially, psychologically, and academically. In this work, the authors cover the range of impairments found in school-age children with suggestions for teacher intervention. Topic coverage includes: 1. Legal issues and service delivery models; 2. Normal aspects of communication; 3. The development of language and phonology; 4. Phonological disorders; 5. Children with limited language; 6. School-age and adolescent language disorders; 7. Dialectal differences: African American English as a case study; 8. Fluency disorders; 9. Voice disorders; 10. Hearing impairment; 11. Craniofacial anomolies; 12. Neurological impairment; 13. Communication disorders and academic success. Each chapter includes teacher tips, key terms, study questions, and suggestions for further reading.

Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders E Book

Author : Robert H. Brookshire
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Get the tools you need to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with neurogenic communication disorders! Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders, 8th Edition provides a solid foundation in the neurology of communication, as well as the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, assessment, and management of commonly encountered neurogenic communication disorders in adults. A concise, evidence-based approach shows how to measure and treat abnormalities such as aphasia, dysarthria, right-hemisphere syndrome, and traumatic brain injury syndrome. This edition is updated with new coverage of laboratory tests, blast-related injuries to the head, and medications for dementia. Created by neurogenic communication disorders educator Robert H. Brookshire and continued by Malcolm R. McNeil, this bestselling text will enhance your skills in the rehabilitation of clients with neurogenic communication disorders. A clear, concise approach makes complex material easy to follow and understand. Clinical vignettes show how to apply principles to practice and illustrate how patients are evaluated and treated. Thought questions at the end of each chapter are based on realistic scenarios and challenge you to assess your understanding, think critically, and apply information to clinical situations. Suggested answers are included in the appendix. Clinically relevant sidebars include related facts, information, and tips for recall or therapy. More than 200 photographs and images include anatomic illustrations, scans using various brain imaging techniques, and examples of assessment tests. Evidence-based practice is reinforced by the use of scientific, evidence-based rationales to support the effectiveness of treatment approaches. Student-friendly features enhance learning with chapter outlines, critical thinking exercises, medical protocols, sample paperwork, patient transcripts, commonly used medical abbreviations, and a glossary with definitions of key vocabulary. General Concepts summary points highlight the most important material in each chapter. NEW content on closed-head injuries as a consequence of blast injury is included in the Traumatic Brain Injury chapter, addressing a pathophysiology often found in Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. UPDATED content includes new information on medications for treatment of persons with dementia, the latest laboratory tests for neurologic assessment, and the most current cognitive rehabilitation approaches. NEW! More Thought questions in each chapter help you apply concepts to clinical situations. Additional content on evidence-based practice includes systematic reviews and meta-analyses relating to the efficacy and effectiveness of specific treatment approaches. Additional graphics, clinical photographs, and tables depict key information and concepts.

Communication and Communication Disorders

Author : Elena Plante
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An introduction to speech, language, and hearing science. Covers the biological foundations of communication, sounds in communication, and language. The disorders covered include those of hearing in adults and children, language in adults and children, articulation, fluency, and the voice and swallo

Human Communication Disorders

Author : George H. Shames
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Updated with the most current research and information, the newly revised eight edition of human Communication Disorders cotinues to cover a broad range of topic, including speech and language development, genetics the biology and physics of communication, and an overview of cultural and linguistic diversity. With an emphasis on evidence-based practice, experts in speech-language pathology and audiology place communication processes and communication disorders in perspective, define basic theories of causation, introduce identifying characteristics, and present an overview of procedures for evaluation and treatment---while at the same time focusing both on the real people who have communication disorders and on the real people who study them. The eighth edition has been rewritten with a more contemporary, student-friendly approach and style that makes the content more engaging and easier to process. Infused with a vibrant writing style and level-appropriate content, the new edition ensures that students receive a storng foundation in communication disorders along with a solid awareness of important topics. Experts continue to opper extensive coverage of each individual subject on topics ranging from communication development and craniofacial disorders to communication delays and disorders in young children. The personal perspectives of the authors allow students a realistic glimpse into the professio form experts in the field. A collection of case studies reveals the personal side of communication disorders and offers real-world examples of chapter topics. End-of-chapter study questions help students to review the material, think critically about what they have just read, and enhance the learning experience. Up-to-date research and infomation on clinical practice keep the text current, relevant, and fresh.

Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Author : M. Hunter Manasco
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Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Second Edition introduces students to common adult communication disorders and associated neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. This accessible text provides foundational knowledge along with real examples and online videos. These illustrative patient profiles provide actual case examples of symptoms, deficits, and pathological behaviors. This textbook and video combination offers just what students need to thoroughly understand neurogenic communication disorders, as well as provide the student with a window into real-world practice.

An Introduction to Communication Disorders

Author : Diana Syder
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Basics of language development & communication disorders in general characteristics of specific disorders.

Introduction to Communicative Disorders

Author : M. N. Hegde
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INTRO A Guide to Communication Sciences and Disorders Third Edition

Author : Michael P. Robb
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INTRO: A Guide to Communication Sciences and Disorders, Third Edition is designed for the undergraduate student with an interest in entering the field of communication sciences and disorders. INTRO is an introduction to the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology and the underlying discipline on which they are based, communication sciences and disorders. This text provides essential information concerning a wide range of communication disorders found in children and adults. Key Features: A strong international focus with coverage of country-specific incidence and prevalence of various communication disorders.Each chapter begins with learning objectives and ends with study questions to review key concepts.Bolded key terms and a comprehensive glossary improve retention of the material.The text includes real-life examples in the form of video links to help reinforce the information in the text. New to the Third Edition: A reorganized chapter on communication disorders and the professions for greater flow of information (Chapter 1).A NEW chapter on alternative and augmentative communication (Chapter 10).Thoroughly updated chapters on audition (Chapters 12 and 13). INTRO is beautifully illustrated and written in an engaging, yet straightforward approach, with an overview of the formative history, as well as current theories and research provided for each disorder. The sole authorship of the book ensures a uniform writing style, which is often missing from introductory texts. The book holds worldwide appeal and is written for an international audience. For some, this book may serve as a springboard for the pursuit of a career in audiology and speech-language pathology; nevertheless, every reader will acquire an appreciation of the gift of communication. Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.

Human Communication Disorders

Author : George H. Shames
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Treating human communication sciences as a truly interdisciplinary field, Anderson (Florida International U.) and Shames (U. of Pittsburgh) incorporate new chapters on literacy development, genetics, neurogenic speech disorders, dysphagia, and aural rehabilitation in this updated introductory text. Other chapters address basic concepts, and cultural and clinical issues related to language/speech development and disorders. Authors' personal motivations for choosing to work in this field should be of particular interest to students. The text also includes case studies, study questions, suggested readings, and a glossary. Previous editions appeared between 1982 and 2002. Annotation : 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

Introduction to Clinical Research in Communication Disorders

Author : Mary H. Pannbacker
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Overview of Communication Disorders

Author : Maria Diana Gonzales
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This introductory text is intended for undergraduate students who are interested in communication disorders and not just the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology. What is unique about this book is that each author addresses culturally and linguistically diverse aspects that impact each of the disorders. Not only will readers understand communication disorders, they will know what it means to have a communication/dialectal difference and how to differentiate between a difference and a true communication disorder. This information is infused into every chapter of the book. Study questions and websites of interest are also included in each of the chapters in case readers want to delve deeper into any of the chapter material.