ISBN-10:
1111319812
ISBN-13:
9781111319816
Pub. Date:
10/06/2008
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology: A Resource Manual (Book Only) / Edition 4

Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology: A Resource Manual (Book Only) / Edition 4

by Kenneth G. Shipley, Julie G. McAfee

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ISBN-13: 9781111319816
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/06/2008
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Kenneth G. Shipley, Ph.D., served as associate dean of the School of Health and Human Services and professor of communicative sciences and disorders at California State University, Fresno. Before coming to Fresno, he taught in the School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno. Dr. Shipley also served as a speech-language pathologist in the public schools, taught in a severe oral language classroom, and acted as a consultant in various hospital, educational, and private practice settings. Dr. Shipley is the author or coauthor of numerous books, diagnostic tests, and instructional materials in speech-language pathology, and he has authored, coauthored, or presented more than 30 scientific papers and workshops in professional journals and at national or state conventions. He received his bachelor and master's degrees from California State University, Los Angeles, and his doctoral degree from Wichita State University.


Julie G. McAfee, M.A., CCC-SLP, has experience working with a wide variety of adult and child populations and has practiced in multiple settings, including acute care hospitals, rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, public schools, preschools, and private homes. She currently works for a private practice in northern California focused on childhood speech-language disorders and specializing in aphasia, dysphagia, cognitive-linguistic deficits, dysarthria, dementia, and aural rehabilitation. Mrs. McAfee is passionate about helping individuals of all ages obtain the highest possible level of communicative ability, and she enjoys staying abreast of changes in the field and sharing her knowledge, research, and experiences with others as a consultant, lecturer, and author. She received her bachelor and master's degrees from California State University, Fresno.

Table of Contents


Part I: PREPARATORY CONSIDERATIONS. 1. Foundations of Assessment. 2. Multicultural Considerations. Part II: OBTAINING AND REPORTING ASSESSMENT INFORMATION. 3. Obtaining Pre-assessment Information. 4. Reporting Assessment Findings. Part III: ASSESSMENT RESOURCES. 5. Assessment Procedures Common to Most Communicative Disorders. 6. Assessment of Speech Sound Disorders. 7. Assessment of Language in Children. 8. Assessment of Literacy. 9. Assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Social Communication Disorder. 10. Assessment for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). 11. Assessment of Stuttering and Cluttering. 12. Assessment of Voice and Resonance. 13. Assessment of Neurocognitive Disorders. 14. Assessment of Motor Speech Disorders. 15. Assessment of Dysphagia. Part IV: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES. 16. Hearing Considerations. 17. Medical Diagnoses Associated with Communicative Disorders. 18. Quick References and Caregiver Handouts. Glossary. References. Index.

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Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology: A Resource Manual (Book Only) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a must have for speech-language pathologists. It helped me with my graduate school report writing.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great book for speech pathologist>
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent, functional book on assessment and is useful of individuals at all levels within the profession. It is a great reference and provides norms and information regarding assessing special populations.