Communication Sciences and Disorders

Fourth
£58.99
Jones & Bartlett Learning
9781284179682
530

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, online video segments, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate students enrolled in their first course in communication sciences and disorders. Written by experts in the field, this text contains basic information about speech disorders that are related to impairments in articulation, voice, and fluency; language disorders in children and adults; and hearing disorders that cause conductive and sensorineural hearing losses. It includes basic information on the speech, language, and hearing sciences and practical information about assessment and intervention practices. Unlike some other introductory textbooks, this book also includes chapters on multicultural issues, deafness, dysarthria, and dysphagia. The Third Edition includes numerous updates and includes Navigate Advantage Access with online resources for instructors and students, featuring new helpful video segments.

Features and Benefits
Updated content with new information on evidence-based practice
New online video segments that clearly demonstrate a variety of communication disorders at different ages and severities
New chapter on cleft lip and palate
New information on cochlear implants and listening
New information on spoken language approaches to audiologic habilitation
The two chapters on preschool and school-age language disorders are now combined into one chapter
The two chapters on auditory rehabilitation and deaf education are now combined into one chapter
In-Text Features: Boxes featuring personal stories from the authors and guides to online video segments, learning objectives, and bolded key terms .
End-of-Chapter Features: Study Questions, Key Terms, References, and Suggested Readings
Appropriate courses

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
Departments of Communication Disorders
Speech and Hearing Disorders
Departments of Special Education

Section 1 General Considerations
Chapter 1 An Introduction to the Discipline of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Chapter 2 Communication Across the Life Span
Chapter 3 The Social and Cultural Bases of Communication
Section 2 Speech Disorders
Chapter 4 Speech Science
Chapter 5 Developmental Speech Disorders
Chapter 6 Voice Disorders
Chapter 7 Cleft Lip and Palate
Chapter 8 Fluency Disorders
Chapter 9 Motor Speech Disorders
Chapter 10 Dysphagia
Section 3 Individuals with Language Impairment
Chapter 11 Language Impairment in Children
Chapter 12 Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders
Section 4 Hearing and Hearing Disorders
Chapter 13 Hearing Science
Chapter 14 Hearing Disorders
Chapter 15 Audiologic Rehabilitation

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