Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies: Effects on Speech and Resonance (with Student Web Site Printed Access Card) / Edition 3by Ann W. Kummer
Pub. Date: 04/24/2013
Publisher: Cengage Learning
CLEFT PALATE & CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALIES: EFFECTS ON SPEECH AND RESONANCE 3E is the only book of its kind to cover both oral and facial anomalies, as well as cleft palate. Designed as a how-to guide for the practicing clinician, this book emphasizes what students need to know in the workplace to evaluate and treat individuals with speech disorders related to
CLEFT PALATE & CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALIES: EFFECTS ON SPEECH AND RESONANCE 3E is the only book of its kind to cover both oral and facial anomalies, as well as cleft palate. Designed as a how-to guide for the practicing clinician, this book emphasizes what students need to know in the workplace to evaluate and treat individuals with speech disorders related to structural anomalies. Common craniofacial anomalies, associated anomalies, and genetic syndromes are also included. There is basic information on anatomy, physiology, and embryology of the face and oral cavity. The book covers how oral, dental, and ENT anomalies affect speech, resonance, and feeding. The evaluation section includes practical information on how to conduct a perceptual evaluation of speech and resonance and an intraoral examination. An overview chapter on instrumental procedures is provided for students, and chapters on how to perform and interpret these procedures is provided for clinicians. The treatment section includes surgical procedures and the use of prosthetic devices. Specific speech-therapy techniques are described for the treatment of speech errors associated with resonance disorders and velopharyngeal dysfunction. The need for multidisciplinary team assessment and treatment is also stressed. This book is easy to read to maximize learning. Many quality illustrative videos and video case studies are used to provide practical knowledge on how to evaluate and treat affected individuals.
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Table of Contents
PART 1. NORMAL & ABNORMAL CRANIOFACIAL AND VELOPHARYNGEAL FEATURES. 1. Anatomy and Physiology. 2. Clefts of the Lip and Palate. 3. The Genetics Evaluation and Common Craniofacial Syndromes Howard M. Saal, M.D. 4. Genetics and Patterns of Inheritance Robert J. Hopkin, M.D. PART 2. PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH CLEFTS & CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALIES. 5. Feeding Problems Claire K. Mïller, Ph.D. and Ann W. Kummer, Ph.D. 6. Developmental Aspects. 7. Resonance Disorders and Velopharyngeal Dysfunction (VPD). 8. Ear, Nose, and Throat Anomalies J. Paul Willging, M.D. and Ann W. Kummer, Ph.D. 9. Dental Anomalies Richard Campbell, D.M.D., M.S. and Murray Doek, D.D.S., M.S.D. with Contributions from Ann W. Kummer, Ph.D. 10. Psychosocial Aspects Janet K. Schultz, Ph.D., ABPP. PART 3. ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES: SPEECH, RESONANCE, & VELOPHARYNGEAL DYSFUNCTION. 11. Speech and Resonance Assessment. 12. Orofacial Examination. 13. Instrumental Procedures for Evaluation of Velopharyngeal Function. 14. Nasometry. 15. Speech Aerodynamics David J. Zajac, Ph.D. 16. Videofluoroscopy and Other Forms of Imaging. 17. Nasopharyngoscopy. PART 4. TREATMENT PROCEDURES: SPEECH, RESONANCE, & VELOPHARYNGEAL DYSFUNCTION. 18. Surgery for Clefts and Velopharyngeal Insufficiency/Incompetence (VPI) David A. Billmire, M.D. 19. Orthognathic Surgery Deepak Krishnan, M.D. and Julia Corcoran, M.D. 20. Prosthetic Management. 21. Speech Therapy. PART 5. INTERDISCIPLINARY CARE. 22. The Team Approach to Assessment and Treatment. 23. Cleft Care in Developing Countries. 24. Handouts for Families and Professionals. Resources. Glossary. Legends of Videos. Index.
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I use this textbook in my graduate-level teaching at the University of Missouri and highly recommend it to other professors. Information is detailed, clearly presented, and cited appropriately. Complex information is summarized, current, and well organized. The Speech Therapy chapter has General Principles and specific therapy techniques that are "pure gold" for the treatment of speech disorders related to clefts and/or VPD. PowerPoints are provided for each chapter, which is a huge help for professors. "Cleft Notes" serve as a great teaching tool for students because they provide an opportunity for active learning. There are many handouts that can be printed and provide detailed, valuable information for patients and families. Case-Based learning, through over 240 short videos, is a brilliant teaching-tool for graduate students or practicing clinicians. Plus, chapters can be purchased independently for professional development. In summary, this edition is even better than the previous editions and has many new features that will greatly help professors, students, and practicing clinicians. Anne Bedwinek, PhD, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Specialist in Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Disorders Graduate Faculty, University of Missouri