Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Research to Clinical Practice, Introduction w/ CD-ROM / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
For undergraduate students with little or no prior knowledge of communication sciences and disorders, this introductory text shows students how disorders in hearing, speech, and language relate to the larger picture of effective and efficient communication. The text stresses the fundamental aspects of communication sciences and dsiorders as a discipline, giving students a picture of the professions from the outset. To aid student's learning and allow them to see and hear the human communication disorders they read about, and interactive CD-ROM is included. It provides a tour of an audiological sound booth, examples of hearing tests as they are being given, and short communication segments that demonstrate the types of communication disorders, explained in the text. Each chapter is written by the experts in the field and include key learning points, and review questions to help the students fully grasp the material.
|Edition description:||BK&CD ROM|
|Product dimensions:||6.99(w) x 9.94(h) x 1.05(d)|
About the Author
Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Texas at Austin
Table of Contents
Section I: GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS: The Professions. Social and Cultural Bases of Communication. Communication Across the Lifespan. Individuals with Communication Differences and Disorders. Section II: HEARING AND HEARING DISORDERS. Hearing Science. Hearing Disorders. Deafness. Habilitation/Rehabilitation. Section III: SPEECH AND SPEECH DISORDERS. Speech Science. Voice and Resonance Disorders. Fluency Disorders. Articulatory and Phonological Disorders. Dysphagia. Section IV: LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS. Language Science. Language Disorders in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers. Language Disorders in School-Age Children. Language Disorders in Adults.