Introduction to Communication Science and Disorders / Edition 1 available in Paperback
This book introduces the field of communication sciences and disorders. This field deals with the enormously complex behaviors associated with normal speech, language and hearing as they change throughout life and with the variety of communication disorders resulting from biological, environmental and behavioral factors. As complicated as the field may sound, communication sciences and disorders can be understood by studying its component parts.
|Edition description:||New Edition Due 07/2001|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)|
About the Author
Professor, Dept of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington
Table of Contents
Contributors. Preface. Introduction To The Professions. Communication And Communication Disorders In A Multicultural Society. Speech Perception. Phonologic Development And Disorders In Children. Language Development. Language Disorders In Children. Human Communication Disorders In Context And Environment. Neurological Bases Of Communication Disorders. Neurogenic Disorders Of Communication. Scientific Substrates Of Speech Production. Genetics, Syndrome Delineation, And Communicative Impairment. Voice Disorders. Fluency And Stuttering. Scientific Substrates Of Hearing. Hearing Disorders. A Vision For The Future. Index.