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Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate students enrolled in their first course in communication sciences and disorders. Written by experts in the field, this text contains basic information about speech disorders that are related to impairments in articulation, voice, and fluency; language disorders in children and adults; and hearing disorders that cause conductive and sensorineural hearing losses. It includes basic information on the speech, language, and hearing sciences and practical information about assessment and intervention practices. Unlike some other introductory text books, this book also includes chapters on multicultural issues, deafness, dysarthria, and dysphagia. The key ancillary features of this book that makes it unique are the CD and Companion Web site. The accompanying CD contains numerous high-quality videos that demonstrate every critical aspect of speech, language, and hearing disorders. The CD enables professors to provide information about common or unusual cases in a single, highly accessible format, and it enables students to watch the segments many times over to make the most of the enhanced learning opportunities they provide. A fun way to aid learning comprehension, the Companion Web site has an interactive glossary, flashcards, and crossword puzzles for an additional review of key terms. CD features: • Audio and video clips so students can see and hear the human communication disorders they read about. • Examples of hearing tests as they are being given. • Short communication segments demonstrating the types of communication disorders reviewed in the text. Instructor Resources Include: PowerPoint Slides, Image Bank, and Test Bank questions and answer key

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Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Author: Ronald Gillam
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2011
File: 410 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780763779757

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Full-color textbook introducing concepts in communication sciences and disorders. Written in accessible, engaging and caring language, it is rooted in the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's "Big Nine" knowledge and skill areas. Units provide cohesive "big picture" introductions and conclusions, while individual chapters focus on key information in smaller, more detailed packages. Going beyond expectations for an introductory text, it explores the emotional and social effects of disorders to help readers truly understand the profession.

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Genre: Education
Author: Paul T. Fogle
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Release: 2008
File: 920 Pages
ISBN-13: IND:30000124586490

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Fully revised and updated, Essentials of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Second Edition is an accessible and engaging introductory resource for students new to communication sciences and disorders. This text covers basic information about speech disorders in both children and adults, while numerous case scenarios and personal stories paint a vivid picture of the profession. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Fogle
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2017-10-20
File: 512 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781284121810

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Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate students enrolled in their first course in communication sciences and disorders. Written by experts in the field, this text contains basic information about speech disorders that are related to impairments in articulation, voice, and fluency; language disorders in children and adults; and hearing disorders that cause conductive and sensorineural hearing losses. It includes basic information on the speech, language, and hearing sciences and practical information about assessment and intervention practices. Unlike some other introductory text books, this book also includes chapters on multicultural issues, deafness, dysarthria, and dysphagia. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION âe¢ Updated content with new information on evidence-based practice âe¢ New online video segments that clearly demonstrate a variety of communication disorders at different ages and severities âe¢ New chapter on cleft lip and palate âe¢ New information on cochlear implants and listening âe¢ New information on spoken language approaches to audiologic habilitation âe¢ The two chapters on preschool and school-age language disorders are now combined into one chapter âe¢ The two chapters on auditory rehabilitation and deaf education are now combined into one chapter In-Text Features: Boxes featuring personal stories from the authors and guides to online video segments, learning objectives, and bolded key terms End-of-Chapter Features: Study Questions, Key Terms, References, and Suggested Readings Instructor Resources: Slides in PowerPoint format, Test Bank, and an Image Bank

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Genre: Communicative disorders
Author: Ronald Bradley Gillam
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release: 2016
File: 475 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781284043075

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Gary Weismer
Publisher: Plural Publishing
Release: 2019-12-09
File: 388 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781635503166

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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.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Laura M. Justice
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2010
File: 524 Pages
ISBN-13: IND:30000126571755

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Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Fourth Edition is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate students enrolled in their first course in communication sciences and disorders. Written by experts in the field, this text contains basic information about speech disorders that are related to impairments in articulation, voice, and fluency; language disorders in children and adults; and hearing disorders that cause conductive and sensorineural hearing losses. It includes basic information on the speech, language, and hearing sciences and practical information about assessment and intervention practices. This new edition provides readers with a wide-angle view of communication disorders, stressing a sense of the variety of topics that speech, language, and hearing scientists study and the variety of individuals that Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologist's treat.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Ronald B. Gillam
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release: 2019-09-30
File: 420 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781284179682

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From one of the best-known authorities in research and research to practice issues comes an important text for teaching research methods and applications. An interactive writing style with technology notes throughout allows instructors to teach content, methods, and evaluation. Application examples and study questions provide many opportunities for formative and summative assessment of student learning.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Timothy J. Meline
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2006
File: 235 Pages
ISBN-13: IND:30000109864284

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This work presents a theory of speech-sound generation in the human vocal system. The comprehensive acoustic theory serves as one basis for defining categories of speech sounds used to form distinctions between words in languages. The author begins with a review of the anatomy and physiology of speech production, then covers course mechanisms, the vocal art tract as an acoustic filter, relevant apsects of auditory psychophysics and physiology, and phonological representations. In the remaining chapters he presents a detailed examination of vowels, consonants, and the influence of context on speech sound production. The book is designed as a reference for speech scientists, speech pathologists, linguists interested in phonetics and phonology, psychologists interested in speech perception and production, and engineers concerned with speech processing applications.

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Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
Author: Fred D. Minifie
Publisher: Singular Publishing Group
Release: 1994
File: 695 Pages
ISBN-13: 1565932021

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"Communication Sciences and Disorders: An Introduction provides a comprehensive overview of communication disorders and gives readers access to authentic, real-life examples. This innovative and contemporary text is not only up-to-date in its substantive content, including theory and research, but also brings the field to life for the reader."--BOOK JACKET.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Laura M. Justice
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2006
File: 580 Pages
ISBN-13: 013113518X

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