Computer Applications for Augmenting the Management of Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders / Edition 1

Computer Applications for Augmenting the Management of Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders / Edition 1

by Franklin H. Silverman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131241400

ISBN-13: 9780131241404

Pub. Date: 10/29/1996

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This is the first book in this field to examine computers and their impact on the study and practice of speech-language pathology and audiology. This book introduces readers to the multitude of ways that speech-language pathologists and audiologists have used computers to provide clinical services more efficiently and more cost-effectively. With this information,…  See more details below

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This is the first book in this field to examine computers and their impact on the study and practice of speech-language pathology and audiology. This book introduces readers to the multitude of ways that speech-language pathologists and audiologists have used computers to provide clinical services more efficiently and more cost-effectively. With this information, readers will better be able to adequately promote the welfare of the persons they serve professionally in the managed health care, cost-containment environment in which they practice. For professionals working in the fields of audiology, speech-language pathology and deaf education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131241404
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
10/29/1996
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.47(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Computers and Clinicians1
2Microcomputer Components and Terminology: Hardware13
3Microcomputer Components and Terminology: Software43
4Evaluation, Therapy, and Clinical Decision Making59
5Augmentative Communication83
6Creating Drawings, Graphs, and Other Types of Figures100
7Word Processing and Desktop Publishing111
8Desktop Presentation and Multimedia127
9Database Management Systems (DBMSs)139
10Numerical Data Analysis148
11Literature Searching, E-Mail, Faxing, and Other Telecommunications Applications160
12Measurement and Control of Instrumentation175
13Creating Assessment, Tutorial, and Learning Aids Using HyperCard and Similar Programs183
14Time and Project Management191
15Microcomputer-Related New Technologies203
App. ASearching the Literature with Online, Interactive Computer-Based Information Retrieval Systems211
App. BResources on the Internet221
App. CPublishers of Clinical Software for Managing Communicative Disorders226
References and Bibliography229
Author Index307
Subject Index319

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