Communication Disorders in Infants and Toddlers: Assessment and Intervention / Edition 3

Communication Disorders in Infants and Toddlers: Assessment and Intervention / Edition 3

by Frances P. Billeaud
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750674210

ISBN-13: 9780750674218

Pub. Date: 07/01/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

In the face of demands placed on the health care system by fluctuating public policy and managed care, Communication Disorders in Infants and Toddlers, 3rd Edition, is an invaluable resource designed to help you optimize treatment and achieve the best possible outcomes for very young patients. Emphasizing a multidisciplinary team approach to management, this practical…  See more details below

Overview

In the face of demands placed on the health care system by fluctuating public policy and managed care, Communication Disorders in Infants and Toddlers, 3rd Edition, is an invaluable resource designed to help you optimize treatment and achieve the best possible outcomes for very young patients. Emphasizing a multidisciplinary team approach to management, this practical and concise guide provides essential information on assessment and intervention for infants and toddlers in the birth-to-36-month age group.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750674218
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/01/2003
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.76(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

1Communication Impairment in Infants and Toddlers: A Frame of Reference1
2Causes of Developmental Delays and Disorders in Infants and Toddlers: Implications for Communication Competence31
3Selected Medical Aspects of Communication Disorders49
4The Early Intervention Team: Giving and Getting the Right Kind of Help69
5The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Preemies, Micropreemies, and Medically Fragile Infants83
6Identification and Assessment of Hearing-Impaired Infants and Toddlers101
7Autistic Spectrum Disorder: Special Considerations in Assessment and Intervention with Infants and Toddlers121
8Assessment: Examination, Interpretation, and Reporting141
9Optimizing Communication Development: Treatment, Management, Intervention173
10Habilitation and Communication Development in Hearing-Impaired Infants and Toddlers201
11Marketing What We Have to Offer: Why? How?221
App. ANormal Development and Infant Assessment Tools229
App. BAssessment and Intervention Tools and Procedures249
App. CAdministrative References267
App. DInternet Resources for Professionals and Families275
Glossary285

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