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Speech Disorders

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The Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention.; This new volume in the Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders series provides an overview of speech disorders, including diagnosis, prevention, and current research. Controversies surrounding speech disorders-including the prevalence of discrimination again; Each ...
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Overview


The Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention.; This new volume in the Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders series provides an overview of speech disorders, including diagnosis, prevention, and current research. Controversies surrounding speech disorders-including the prevalence of discrimination again; Each volume in this timely series provides essential information on a disease or disorder (including symptoms, causes, treatments and cures); presents the controversies surrounding causes, alternative treatments, and other issues; and offers first-person
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737757835
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 1/27/2012
  • Series: Perspectives on Diseases and Disorders Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 144
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword 8

Introduction 10

Chapter 1 Understanding Speech Disorders

1 Speech Disorders: An Overview Monique Laberge 16

2 The Evolution and Physiology of Speech Larry Blaser 26

3 Distinguishing Oral-Motor, Articulation, and Phonological Disorders Nancy Lucker-Lazerson 35

4 The Impact of Stuttering: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 42

5 Aphasia Disrupts Speech and Language Comprehension: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders 49

6 Selective Mutism Is Both an Anxiety and a Speech Disorder Neil Izenberg Steven A. Dowshen 57

Chapter 2 Issues and Controversies Surrounding Speech Disorders

1 Therapy Can Help People Who Stutter Become More Fluent in Their Speech: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 64

2 Therapy for People Who Stutter Should Focus on Brain Functions Rather than Speech Barbara Dahm 70

3 People Who Stutter Face Discrimination William D. Parry 76

4 Many People Who Stutter Have Successful Careers: The Stuttering Foundation 84

5 Repetitive Books Are Useful Tools for Treating Childhood Apraxia of Speech Michelle Solomon Lavinia Pereira 89

6 Eclectic Approaches Are Useful for Treating Childhood Apraxia of Speech Sharon Gretz 94

7 Children with Selective Mutism Need Therapy That Addresses Dysfunctional Family Dynamics Lynda Zielinski 101

8 Dysfunctional Family Dynamics Do Not Cause Selective Mutism Christine Stanley 106

Chapter 3 Living with Speech Disorders

1 Love Beyond Words: Parenting a Daughter with Severe Speech Impairments Robert Rummel-Hudson 115

2 The Psychological Terror of Stuttering Ed Arrington 124

3 Confessions of a Covert Stutterer Cathy O. 127

4 When the Words Started to Disappear Kim O'Connell 134

Glossary 138

Chronology 140

Organizations to Contact 145

For Further Reading 149

Index 151

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