ISBN-10:
0205274587
ISBN-13:
9780205274581
Pub. Date:
10/25/1999
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Life Span Perspective / Edition 1

Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Life Span Perspective / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780205274581
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date: 10/25/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 558
Product dimensions: 7.81(w) x 9.44(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexv
Chapter 1A Journey: from Student to Professional1
Helping Others to Help Themselves2
The Professionals2
Service through the Life Cycle12
Professional Organizations14
Communication Disorders in Historic Perspective17
Summary20
Reflections20
Suggested Readings21
On-Line Resources21
Appendix 1.1American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Code of Ethics22
Chapter 2Typical and Disordered Communication27
Human Communication27
Communication Impairments39
Summary50
Reflections52
Suggested Readings53
On-Line Resources53
Chapter 3Anatomy and Physiology Related to Speech, Hearing, and Language55
The Respiratory System56
The Laryngeal System62
The Articulatory/Resonating System64
The Nervous System69
Motor Speech Control78
Speech Production Process78
Summary82
Reflections82
Suggested Readings83
On-Line Resources83
Chapter 4Communication Development85
A Chronology87
Summary115
Reflections116
Suggested Readings117
On-Line Resources118
Chapter 5Assessment and Intervention119
Differences, Dialects, Disorders120
Is There a Problem?125
Defining the Problem131
Intervention with Communication Disorders145
Summary157
Reflections158
Suggested Readings158
On-Line Resources159
Chapter 6Childhood Language Impairments161
Associated Disorders and Related Causes163
Aspects of Language Affected186
Assessment186
Intervention199
Summary204
Reflections204
Suggested Readings205
On-Line Resources205
Chapter 7Adult Language Impairments207
Aphasia208
Right Hemisphere Injury232
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)236
Dementia243
Summary247
Reflections248
Suggested Readings248
On-Line Resources248
Chapter 8Fluency Disorders251
Effects of Stuttering across the Life Span253
Fluent Speech versus Stuttering255
The Onset and Development of Stuttering through the Life Span259
Theories and Conceptualizations of Stuttering263
Therapeutic Techniques Used with Young Children267
Therapeutic Techniques Used with Older Children and Adults Who Stutter271
The Effectiveness of Stuttering Intervention through the Life Span275
Summary276
Reflections277
Suggested Readings277
On-Line Resources277
Chapter 9The Voice and Voice Disorders279
Pitch and the Pitch-Changing Mechanism280
Vocal Intensity and the Intensity-Changing Mechanism283
Changes in Voice Production through the Life Span283
Disorders of Voice285
The Voice Evaluation and Voice Therapy299
Summary303
Reflections304
Suggested Readings304
On-Line Resources304
Chapter 10Disorders of Articulation and Phonology307
Understanding Speech Sounds309
Associated Disorders and Related Causes315
Language and Dialectal Variations327
Assessment330
Intervention338
Summary346
Reflections346
Suggested Readings346
On-Line Resources347
Chapter 11Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate349
The Development of the Face and Palate351
Cleft Lip and Palate Classification Systems353
Clinical Features of Clefts355
Etiologies of Clefts359
Incidence of Clefts362
Gender and Racial Differences362
The Cleft Palate Team and General Management Issues across the Life Span363
Communicative Problems Associated with Clefts369
Summary382
Reflections382
Suggested Readings382
On-Line Resources383
Chapter 12Neurogenic Speech Disorders385
Causes of Neurogenic Speech Disorders386
Cerebral Palsy388
The Dysarthrias399
Apraxia of Speech411
Summary416
Reflections417
Suggested Readings418
On-Line Resources418
Chapter 13Disorders of Swallowing421
The Swallowing Process422
Disordered Swallowing424
Evaluation for Swallowing433
Dysphagia Intervention and Treatment443
Prognoses and Outcomes for Swallowing Disorders449
Summary450
Reflections451
Suggested Resources451
On-Line Resources451
Chapter 14Audiology and Disorders of Hearing453
What Is Audiology?454
Fundamentals of Sound455
The Anatomy of the Ear456
Types of Hearing Loss461
Central Auditory Processing Disorders469
Degrees of Hearing Loss472
Deafness and Deaf Culture474
Audiological Testing Procedures475
Aural Habilitation/Rehabilitation487
Summary495
Reflections496
Suggested Readings497
On-Line Resources497
Chapter 15Augmentative and Alternative Communication499
Types of AAC500
Speech and AAC508
Theory and Reality508
Life Span Issues511
Assessment Considerations514
Intervention Considerations519
Summary521
Reflections522
Suggested Readings523
On-Line Resources523
An Afterword: Future of the Professions524
Glossary527
References549
Author Index573
Subject Index579

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