Introduction to Communication Disorders: Pearson New International Edition

A Lifespan Evidence-Based Perspective
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Pearson Education
Robert E. Owens, Dale Evan Metz, Kimberly A. Farinella,
BISAC Subject Heading
MED022000 MEDICAL / Diseases
BIC subject category (UK)
MJC Diseases & disorders
Code publique Onix
05 Enseignement supérieur
Date de première publication du titre
01 novembre 2013
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
Classification thématique Thema: Maladies et troubles

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1. A Journey: From Student to Professional

 Helping Others to Help Themselves

 Service Through the Lifespan

 Communication Disorders in Historical Perspective


2. Typical and Disordered Communication

 Human Communication

 Communication Through the Lifespan

 Communication Impairments

3. Anatomy and Physiology Related to Speech, Hearing, and Language

 The Physiological Subsystems Supporting Speech

 The Speech Production Process


4. Assessment and Intervention

 Differences, Dialects, Disorders

 Is There a Problem?

 Defining the Problem

 Intervention with Communication Disorders

5. Childhood Language Impairments

 Language Development Through the Lifespan

 Association Disorders and Related Causes

 Aspects of Language Affected




6. Developmental Literacy Impairments




7. Adult Language Impairments

 Language Development Through the Lifespan


 Right Hemisphere Damage

 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)



8. Fluency Disorders

 Fluent Speech Versus Stuttering

 The Onset and Development of Stuttering Through the Lifespan

 Therapeutic Techniques Used with Young Children

 Therapeutic Techniques Used with Older Children and Adults Who Stutter

 The Effectiveness of Stuttering Intervention Through the Lifespan


9. The Voice and Voice Disorders

 Pitch and the Pitch-Changing Mechanism

 Vocal Loudness and the Loudness-Changing Mechanism

 The Voice Evaluation and Intervention  

 Efficacy of Voice Therapy


10. Disorders of Articulation and Phonology

 Understanding Speech Sounds

 Speech-Sound Development Through the Lifespan

 Associated Disorders and Related Causes

 Language and Dialectal Variations



11. Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

 Physical Challenges of Clefts Through the Lifespan

 Development of the Face and Palate

 Cleft Lip and Palate Classification Systems

 Clinical Features of Clefts

 Etiologics of Clefts

 Incidence of Clefts

 Communication Problems Associated with Clefts

12. Neurogenic Speech Disorders

 Causes of Neurogenic Speech Disorders

 The Dysarthrias

 Apraxia of Speech


13. Disorders of Swallowing

 Lifespan Perspectives

 The Swallowing Process

 Disordered Swallowing

 Evaluation for Swallowing

 Dysphagia Intervention and Treatment

 Prognoses and Outcomes for Swallowing Disorders


14. Audiology and Hearing Losee

 Incidence and Prevalence of Hearing Loss

 Hearing Loss Through the Lifespan

 What Is Audiology?

 Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory System

 Types of Hearing Loss

 Degrees of Hearing Loss

 Audiological Assessment Procedures

 Aural (Audiological) Habilitation/Rehabilitation




Author Index

Subject Index

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