Human Communication Disorders: An Introduction / Edition 5

Human Communication Disorders: An Introduction / Edition 5

by Noma B. Anderson, Elisabeth H. Wiig, George H. Shames
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205270026

ISBN-13: 9780205270026

Pub. Date: 02/03/1998

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

/* 3706L-5, Shames, George H.,Human Communication Disorders: An Introduction, 6e */ The leading introductory book in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, this book contains contributions from leading authorities which bring life to the world of people with communication disorders and excite students about the challenges and rewards of helping them. The

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/* 3706L-5, Shames, George H.,Human Communication Disorders: An Introduction, 6e */ The leading introductory book in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, this book contains contributions from leading authorities which bring life to the world of people with communication disorders and excite students about the challenges and rewards of helping them. The book has been recommended as appropriate preparation for the clinical certification examination in Speech Pathology given by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Focuses on understanding the underlying nature of communication problems, and thoroughly explains the current theory and research.This book presents the "nuts and bolts" of clinical therapy at the depth of detail students of this subject require.The book covers a broad range of topics, and provides an overview of the discipline - its history, philosophy, ethics, professions, career opportunities, and legal and legislative foundations. The individual chapters are written by recognized experts in the field that the first-generation of authors have selectedto continue the traditions of currency and expertise. Readers and Students interested in the introductory study of Communication Disorders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205270026
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
02/03/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
706
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 9.43(h) x 1.25(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Human Communication Disorders: An Introduction.
1. Frederick T. Spahr.
2. Russell L. Malone.

Chapter 2: Development of Communication, Language, andSpeech.
3. Roberto E. Owens, Jr.

Chapter 3: The Biology and Physics of Speech.
4. Raymond D. Kent.
5. Houri K. Vorperian.

Chapter 4: Multicultural Influences on Human Communication.
6. Kay T. Payne.
7. Orlando L. Taylor.

Chapter 5: Phonological Disorders.
8. Richard G. Schwartz.

Chapter 6: Communication and Language Disorders in Infants,Toddlers, and Preschool Children.
9. Amy M. Wetherby.

Chapter 7: Language Disabilities in School-Age Childrenand Youth.
10. Barbara Culatta.
11. Elisabeth H. Wiig.

Chapter 8: Stuttering and Other Disorders of Fluency.
12. Peter R. Ramig.
13. George H. Shames.

Chapter 9: Hearing and Hearing Disorders.
14. Frederick N. Martin.
15. Bart E. Noble.

Chapter 10: Voice Disorders.
16. Christine Sapienza.
17. Douglas M. Hicks.

Chapter 11: Cleft Palate and Associated Anomalies of theCraniofacial Complex.
18. Betty Jane McWilliams.
19. Ellen R. Cohn.

Chapter 12: Neurogenic Disorders of Speech in Children.
20. James C. Hardy.

Chapter 13: Neurogenic Disorders of Speech in Adults.
21. Richard C. Katz.
22. Leonard L. LaPointe.

Chapter 14: Aphasia and Related Acquired Language Disorders.
23. Audrey L. Holland.
24. Oscar M. Reinmuth.

Chapter 15: Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
25. Kathleen A. Kangas.
26. Lyle L. Lloyd.

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