Foundations of Communication Sciences and Disorders / Edition 1

Foundations of Communication Sciences and Disorders / Edition 1

by Paul T Fogle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1418014974

ISBN-13: 9781418014971

Pub. Date: 11/02/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Foundations of Communication Sciences and Disorders is an exciting, new 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

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Foundations of Communication Sciences and Disorders is an exciting, new 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. Visually stunning with colorful diagrams, figures, and photos, this text is designed for all types of readers, and encourages interest in the speech and hearing sciences professions. Loaded with special features to enrich the learning experience, this book is the total package.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418014971
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/02/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents


Unit 1: Foundations of the Professions and Communication. Unit 2: Biological, Neurological Foundations of Communication. Unit 3: Speech, Language, and Literacy Development. Unit 4: Articulation and Phonological Disorders. Unit 5: Language Disorders in Children. Unit 6: Stuttering. Unit 7: Voice Disorders. Unit 8: Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies. Unit 9: Neurological Disorders in Adults. Unit 10: Dysphagia in Adults and Children. Unit 11: Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Unit 12: Hearing Disorders in Children and Adults. Glossary. Index.

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