Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : Laura M. Justice
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 524
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000126571755

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Communication Sciences and Disorders Excerpt :

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.

Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : Ronald Gillam
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 410
  • ISBN 10 : 9780763779757

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Communication Sciences and Disorders Excerpt :

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

Essentials of Communication Sciences   Disorders Book

Essentials of Communication Sciences Disorders


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

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Essentials of Communication Sciences Disorders Excerpt :

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.

Foundations of Communication Sciences   Disorders Book

Foundations of Communication Sciences Disorders


  • Author : Paul T. Fogle
  • Publisher : Delmar Pub
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 920
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000124586490

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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.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : Jack S. Damico
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-03-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 2352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506353340

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders is an in-depth encyclopedia aimed at students interested in interdisciplinary perspectives on human communication—both normal and disordered—across the lifespan. This timely and unique set will look at the spectrum of communication disorders, from causation and prevention to testing and assessment; through rehabilitation, intervention, and education. Examples of the interdisciplinary reach of this encyclopedia: A strong focus on health issues, with topics such as Asperger's syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, anatomy of the human larynx, dementia, etc. Including core psychology and cognitive sciences topics, such as social development, stigma, language acquisition, self-help groups, memory, depression, memory, Behaviorism, and cognitive development Education is covered in topics such as cooperative learning, special education, classroom-based service delivery The editors have recruited top researchers and clinicians across multiple fields to contribute to approximately 640 signed entries across four volumes.

Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : Lauren K. Nelson
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-08-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 279
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635502114

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Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Methods for Systematic Inquiry, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive yet comprehendible text meant for instructors and students of research methods in the field of communication sciences and disorders. This forward-thinking book reflects the movement toward evidence-based practice in speech-language pathology and audiology. The authors ensure that the concepts associated with evidence-based practice are integrated throughout the chapters. Rather than treating empirical research and searching for clinical evidence as separate topics, this text presents both as different applications of a process of scientific inquiry. The order of the chapters reflects the steps a researcher or clinician might complete when conducting an investigation. Also included are features that help students be more active in learning the material. Each chapter has a set of review questions or case scenarios that can be used as homework, as probe questions in class, or as a basis for group activities. In addition, the authors provide lists of supplemental readings from the research literature in the field. New to the Fourth Edition: * New author: Jaimie L. Gilbert for an enhanced audiology perspective * New chapter: Writing a Literature Review * Reorganized for better flow of information * Various new and updated references to reflect the current state of research * Additional illustrations and tables * Expanded material on critical appraisal 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.

INTRO  A Guide to Communication Sciences and Disorders  Third Edition Book

INTRO A Guide to Communication Sciences and Disorders Third Edition


  • Author : Michael P. Robb
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN 10 : 9781944883676

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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.

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : Franklin H. Silverman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-12-22
  • Genre: Communicative disorders
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 1416410082

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Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders Excerpt :

The fifth edition of Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders uses detailed illustrations and easy-to-read text to introduce the broad range of topics in the field. Its contents provide a clear organizational structure in five sections:Communication and Communication DisordersLanguage Development and DisordersSpeech DisordersHearing DisordersThe Profession of Communication Sciences and DisordersNew to the fifth edition:The informal writing style makes the content more readable and easier to grasp. This is especially helpful for students encountering most of these topics for the first time.The content can be covered in one semester.Sections have been added on assessing voice and adult neurogenic disorders.Information on diversity and multicultural issues has been updated and expanded.This textbook now discusses the impact of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition (DSM-5) on the field of communication sciences and disorders, especially as it affects the communication needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).Also included in this edition is a description of how evidence-based practices have emerged to guide clinicians providing services to clients with communication disorders.Embedded quick response codes (QR), take the reader directly to the relevant videos and websites.All the chapters have been thoroughly updated, revised, and reorganized.All references have been completely updated.

Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : Richard D. Andreatta
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-14
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 700
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635502701

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Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders Excerpt :

Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders is a comprehensive textbook designed for undergraduate neural bases or graduate neuroscience courses in communication sciences and disorders programs (CSD). Written with a fresh user-friendly conversational style and complemented by more than 350 visually rich and beautifully drawn full-color illustrations, this book emphasizes brain and behavior relationships while also ensuring coverage of essential neuroanatomy in an integrative fashion. With a comprehensive background in neuroscience fundamentals, students will be able to better understand and apply brain-behavior relationships to make appropriate clinical assessments and treatment decisions. Neuroscience Fundamentals for Communication Sciences and Disorders is designed to provide CSD students with a broad overview of the principles, processes, and structures underlying the workings of the human nervous system. Extending well beyond traditional neuroanatomy-based textbooks, this publication is designed to satisfy three major goals: Provide neuroanatomical and neurophysiological detail that meets the real-world needs of the contemporary CSD student, as they move forward toward clinical practice, and into the future where advancements in the field of health and brain sciences are accelerating and contributing more and more to rehabilitation.Provide clear, understandable explanations and intuitive material that explains how and why neuroanatomical systems, processes, and mechanisms of the nervous system operate as they do during human behavior.Provide a depth and scope of material that will allow students to read, better understand, and appreciate a wide range of evidence-based literature related to behavior, cognition, emotion, language, and sensory perception--areas that directly impact treatment decisions. Key Features: An emphasis on fundamental information on neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and functional processes using an analogy-driven and re

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : Gary Weismer
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-12-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635503166

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Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders Excerpt :

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

Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : Timothy J. Meline
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : IND:30000109864284

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Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders Excerpt :

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.

Writing Scientific Research in Communication Sciences and Disorder Book

Writing Scientific Research in Communication Sciences and Disorder


  • Author : Robert H. Brookshire
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-02
  • Genre: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 10 : 9781597569477

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Writing Scientific Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders is a comprehensive guide to the preparation and publication of research papers for researchers in communication sciences and disorders. Individual chapters address the structure, content, and style of the introduction, method, results, and discussion sections of a research paper. The balance of the text examines the writing process, including the nuts and bolts of preparing tables and graphs, reviewing different voices and grammar issues, editing your own work, working with editors and peer reviewers, and getting started toward becoming a productive writer. Each topic is illustrated with informative examples, with clear, direct, and often humorous discussion of what makes the examples good or bad. Writing is essential in nearly every profession and particularly in communication sciences and disorders, where researchers must be able to express complex ideas to a variety of audiences--from colleagues to members of health care teams to clients and family members. Therefore, competency in written expression is required for certification and entry into clinical practice in communication sciences and disorders. Writing Scientific Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders will be a valuable supplementary text for undergraduate and graduate students in courses that include writing assignments and critical assessment of research literature, such as research methods and evidence-based clinical methods courses, as well as in thesis and dissertation preparation. Researchers looking for a guide to help improve their own writing will also find this text to be an invaluable resource that answers the big and little questions that arise in preparing manuscripts.

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : Fred D. Minifie
  • Publisher : Singular Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 695
  • ISBN 10 : 1565932021

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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.

Research and Statistical Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders Book

Research and Statistical Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders


  • Author : David L. Maxwell
  • Publisher : Singular Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 818
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061023266

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Research and Statistical Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders Excerpt :

This engaging new book provides comprehensive coverage of research methods as well as a foundation in statistical analysis vital for individuals in the communication sciences and disorders field. While most speech-language pathologists and audiologists pursue clinical practice rather than research careers, it is important to understand the scientific base that their clinical work is built upon. Successful evidence-based clinical practice is rooted in this understanding. Research and Statistical Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders covers the principles of research design, data analysis, and presentation of findings necessary for individuals performing research as well as consumers of scientific literature. Filled with meaningful examples, written in readable language, and pertinent to both speech-language pathology and audiology, this resource provides the essential knowledge of scientific reasoning and methods for scientific inquiry necessary to perform and understand research.

Introduction to Communicative Disorders Book

Introduction to Communicative Disorders


  • Author : Gary Weismer
  • Publisher : Plural Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2013-11-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 1597562971

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Introduction to Communicative Disorders Excerpt :

"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"--