Introduction to Communicative Disorders / Edition 4

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The newly revised INTRODUCTION TO Communication DISORDERS, Fourth Edition contains current and extensive information on both the science of communication and the profession of COMMUNICATIVE DISORDERS. It is an indispensable resource both for professors and students interested in this exciting interdisciplinary field. All chapters of this popular text have been revised. A new chapter on literacy skills in children and the role of the speech-language pathologists in literacy intervention has been added. The chapter on medical speech-language pathology now includes extended discussions of swallowing and its DISORDERS, childhood apraxia of speech, and dementia. The chapter on language acquisition and DISORDERS now includes school-age and older children in addition TO preschool children. The single chapter of audiology and audiologic rehabilitation has now been increased TO two chapters. Expanded information is provided on autism spectrum DISORDERS and other special TOpics in speech-language pathology. This edition also includes several supplemental resources TO enhance teaching and learning: 1. Student DVD features a host of rich learning opportunities through phoTOs, videos, audio clips, Web links, and Student Interactive Tests. Students can print images or insert them inTO Microsoft Word documents TO help them learn the concepts. The Student DVD also includes speech samples from real clients with various communication DISORDERS and brief demonstrations of treatment procedures with real clinicians and clients. The Student DVD also has a search function. 2. Student Coursebook (sold separately) features outlines of the textbook chapters, definitions of basic terms, summaries of important information, clinical procedures, and typical test questions and answers. Students find the Student Coursebook particularly helpful for integrating information from the text, instrucTOr's lectures, and outside reading materials inTO a single, coheren

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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An introductory text for undergraduates that offers an overview of disorders and specialties within the field, and covers anatomy and physiology, language acquisition, fluency disorders, cleft palate, diversity and communication disorders, and information on professional organizations and courses of study. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416404255
  • Publisher: PRO-ED, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 640
  • Sales rank: 124,849
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.40 (d)

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