Goal Writing for the Speech-Language Pathologist and Special Educator is a practical guide on how to bridge the gap between the ability to assess, interpret, and analyse assessment information in order to derive functional goals for intervention. Contributed by experts in the field, this resource is appropriate for both novice and experienced clinicians in the field of Speech-Language Pathology and Special Education, as well as students learning to develop and write functional goals for different disorders and populations. Case scenarios available with each chapter provide real-world context for how to develop goals from the assessment process.
Features & Benefits
•Section One provides a complete overview of the historical perspective of goal writing and the essential elements to writing goals
•Section Two focuses on different disorders in each chapter, discussing what to look for during assessment and how to help develop appropriate goals
•A reader-friendly pedagogy includes key terms, comprehensive assessments, analysis and interpretation of results of assessment data, forming specific goals, and more
•Case Scenarios provide a real-world context on how to develop goals from the assessment process