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Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation

Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation Author Ronald L. Schow
ISBN-10 9780134460932
Release 2017-07-05
Pages 528
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A renowned team of experts presents a thorough introduction to aural rehabilitation across the lifespan. Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation provides a cohesive introduction to the basics of audiologic rehabilitation in an easy-to-read style that resonates with undergraduate students. Highly regarded as experts in the field, the authors introduce the fundamentals, present the important methods and procedures, and include two case study chapters that address the rehabilitation needs of both children and adults. They examine the changing state of audiology through coverage of important contemporary issues such as professional documents, evidence-based practice, multicultural issues, and advances in computer and web-based rehabilitation activities. Based on a proven model framed within the concepts of the World Health Organization, this book helps students prepare to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art services to clients of any age. The Seventh Edition features an enhanced focus on cochlear implants in Chapter 3 and revised discussions of vestibular and tinnitus treatments. New chapter learning outcomes, supplementary learning activities, references, and recommended websites keep readers focused and engaged with the material.



Introduction to Audiology

Introduction to Audiology Author Frederick N. Martin
ISBN-10 0134695046
Release 2018-01-03
Pages 544
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A comprehensive introduction to hearing and balance disorders Introduction to Audiology offers a thorough introduction to hearing and balance disorders in a user-friendly format. Extensive pedagogical tools help students better understand, retain, and analyze the material, while the presentation of topics allows instructors to adapt the content to suit their specific teaching goals. The abundance of how-to information, incorporation of current research, and updated learning aids showcase the rewarding and fascinating aspects of a career in audiology today. Also available with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with links to embedded videos and self-check quizzes with feedback. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; the Enhanced Pearson eText does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with the Enhanced Pearson eText, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN. Instructors, contact your Pearson rep for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and the Enhanced Pearson eText search for: 0134694902 / 9780134694900 Introduction to Audiology, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134694988 / 9780134694986 Introduction to Audiology, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card 0134695046 / 9780134695044 Introduction to Audiology



Communication Disorders in Educational and Medical Settings

Communication Disorders in Educational and Medical Settings Author William O. Haynes
ISBN-10 9780763776480
Release 2012
Pages 461
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Introduction to Audiology Today

Introduction to Audiology Today Author James W. Hall
ISBN-10 9780133347890
Release 2013-07-15
Pages 600
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Introduction to Audiology Today is a contemporary and clinically oriented review of information traditionally found in an introductory audiology book used by undergraduate students. An up-to-date introduction to the profession of audiology, Introduction to Audiology Today is written to stimulate the student’s interest and excitement in audiology or speech-language pathology as a career choice. Chapters on hearing science covering essential information about sound and auditory anatomy/physiology include helpful figures and readable explanations of recent research findings. Current behavioral and objective procedures and strategies for hearing assessment of children and adults are described and consistently related to clinical audiology practice. Two chapters are devoted to a readable and up-to-date review of the diverse etiologies underlying peripheral and central auditory dysfunction, including auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder and auditory processing disorders. The text is enhanced with an assortment of high quality digital photographs illustrating the tools and technologies used by audiologists in clinical practice.



Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders Author Robin L. Hansen
ISBN-10 9781585624256
Release 2013
Pages 306
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Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders gathers and organizes the most recent information in this important and rapidly expanding field into a clinically useful volume that will enable clinicians, patients, and families to understand these disorders and make sound treatment decisions in light of recent research. The editors, as well as most of the chapter authors, are faculty or former trainees at the prestigious Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (MIND) Institute at UC-Davis, a collaborative international research center committed to the awareness, understanding, prevention, care, and cure of neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disorders, and more. Each chapter presents signs and symptoms; epidemiology and etiology; diagnostic approaches; evidence based interventions; and reviews of promising research. By focusing on the range of neurodevelopmental disorders commonly seen and managed by both primary and subspecialist health care professionals. Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders explains cutting-edge research and advances in clinical care, and assembles them into a single, indispensable volume.



An Introduction to Children with Language Disorders

An Introduction to Children with Language Disorders Author Vicki A. Reed
ISBN-10 9780134227252
Release 2017-04-14
Pages 576
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A comprehensive look at the various groups of children that professionals encounter in their work according to diagnostic categories, the unique issues that relate to those diagnostic categories, and approaches to effective assessment and intervention. This book provides comprehensive coverage of children who do not acquire language normally, their characteristics, and how to help them successfully develop language skills. It begins with an overview of the aspects of normal language, looking at the bases of language and communication and at normal language development in children and adolescents. Here readers get a review of the concepts, as well as an introduction to the rest of the book. The central focus of the book features nine chapters on the language difficulties of different groups of children, including groups defined by the age of the children in combination with an etiological condition, and groups defined by concomitant or etiological conditions associated with the children’s language difficulties. The final part of the text presents more detailed discussions of language intervention, including augmentative and alternative communication as it relates to children with language disorders and their interventions; language assessment; and the procedures used and factors considered in intervention with children with language disorders. Thoroughly updated to reflect the most current knowledge in the field, the new edition also includes current information about federal education laws and initiatives that affect services for children with language disorders.



Introduction to Aural Rehabilitation

Introduction to Aural Rehabilitation Author Raymond H. Hull
ISBN-10 159756527X
Release 2013
Pages 515
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Preceded by: Introduction to aural rehabilitation / [edited by] Raymond H. Hull. c2010.



The Development of Language

The Development of Language Author Jean B. Berko Gleason
ISBN-10 0134161149
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 432
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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 013441201X. Featuring a multi-disciplinary approach-and chapters written by outstanding scholars known for their expertise in the areas they discuss-The Development of Language focuses on language acquisition throughout the lifespan, with new coverage of linguistic achievements in the first year of life and through the middle school years. It examines what we know about language development using biological, social, and cultural contexts, while also investigating individual differences, atypical development, literacy, and language development in adults. Each chapter is written by world-renowned scholars and cutting-edge researchers, and each chapter provides a helpful summary, list of key words, a comprehensive text glossary explaining each term, and extensive links to video resources that help bring the concepts to clarity, through examples of child communication behaviors, insights into how research into child language is conducted, and first person interviews with influential researchers in the field. The new edition emphasizes language development in children who are learning languages other than English or are bilingual and includes new information about children with risk factors for language delay or disorder. Within each topical area, such as speech production, vocabulary, syntax, pragmatics, and literacy, the authors integrate discussion of potential problems or differences in how children learn the various aspects of language. Cultural influences that lead to group and individual variation in children's language environments and profiles of language development are addressed throughout. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone for 50-60% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.



Diagnosis in Speech language Pathology

Diagnosis in Speech language Pathology Author J. Bruce Tomblin
ISBN-10 0769300502
Release 2000
Pages 513
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Presents a model for diagnosis followed by detailed on the application of that model to each disorder category. Provides students with strong foundation for the diagnostic process and encourages continuous exploration of diagnostic methods. Up to date coverage in each chapter, with useful clinical resources. TEXTBOOK



Introduction to Auditory Rehabilitation

Introduction to Auditory Rehabilitation Author Carole E. Johnson
ISBN-10 0205424171
Release 2011
Pages 618
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A dynamic contemporary context holds students' interest while also giving them a window into the real-life clinical practices of auditory rehabilitation.



Counseling Infused Audiologic Care

Counseling Infused Audiologic Care Author John Greer Clark
ISBN-10 9780133153316
Release 2013-04-16
Pages 384
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Counseling-Infused Audiologic Care, written by John Greer Clark, PhD and Kristina M. English, PhD, is developed as a straight forward, practical guide to audiological rehabilitation. Founded on evidence-based practice, the authors present counseling principlesthat lead to an enhanced appreciation for and understanding of the audiologist’s fundamental role in helping patients to 1) fully appreciate the impact of hearing loss, 2) form their own internal motivation to move forward with rehabilitation, and 3) ultimately attain the personal empowerment requisite to successful execution of treatment recommendations.The text emphasizes the humanistic side of audiology through a personal adjustment counseling approach, along with clear descriptions, and frequent demonstration presented through vignettes of day-to-day application of counseling and hearing rehabilitation principles, this is a balanced, hands-on, practical guide to a patient-centered approach to audiologic treatment. The American Academy of Audiology and the American Board of Audiology allows audiology practitioners to receive continuing education credits by reading Counseling-Infused Audiologic Care and taking a multiple examination assessment after each of five modules (each comprised of several chapters).



Marketing in an Audiology Practice

Marketing in an Audiology Practice Author Brian Taylor
ISBN-10 9781597567961
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 392
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Marketing in an Audiology Practice provides a unique, in-depth look into all facets of marketing and is a must-have for audiologists looking to market themselves and grow their business. It demonstrates how marketing and branding are instrumental to the long-term sustainability of an audiology or hearing instrument dispensing practice. It is written for two audiences: graduate students who often do not get enough exposure to business-related coursework during their graduate school tenure and experienced audiologists who are looking for some material of a practical nature. This practical text strives to further the autonomy of the profession by presenting an A-to-Z approach for creating and implementing marketing plans and budgets in both for-profit and not-for-profit settings. Additionally, a key focus of this text is how to incorporate new and emerging social media tools as part of a comprehensive marketing strategy to appeal to a broader patient base.



Assessment of Communication Disorders in Children

Assessment of Communication Disorders in Children Author M.N. Hegde
ISBN-10 9781944883812
Release 2016-12-20
Pages 571
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Assessment of Communication Disorders in Children: Resources and Protocols, Third Edition offers a unique combination of scholarly information, invaluable resources, and time-saving protocols on assessment of communication disorders in children. Most resource books offer limited research and scholarly information, thus making them unsuitable as textbooks for academic courses on assessment and diagnosis. Similarly, most traditional textbooks do not include practical, easy-to-use, and time-saving resources and protocols that the practicing clinicians can readily use during assessment sessions. By combining the strengths of traditional textbooks with newer assessment resources and protocols, this one-of-a-kind book offers a single, comprehensive source that is suitable as a textbook and useful as a practical clinical resource. This bestselling and trusted text: Covers the full range of communication disorders in children, including nonverbal or minimally verbal childrenIncludes an extensive discussion of issues in using standardized tests along with detailed information on psychometric principles and offers a detailed discussion of alternative assessment approaches that minimize the problems inherent to standardized testsDescribes a new, comprehensive, and integrated assessment approach that derives its strengths from the traditional as well as several alternative approachesAddresses the multicultural issues in assessing communication disorders in children and integrates multicultural assessment procedures into the assessment protocols offered for all communication disordersContains two chapters for each disorder: one on resources that offers scholarly and research background on the disorder and one on resources that describe practical procedures and protocols that save preparation time and effort for the clinician New to the Third Edition: All Resources chapters reflect current research and assessment principles and proceduresUpdated listings and descriptions of published, standardized tests that are commonly used in the assessment of communication disorders in children are providedRevisions of several assessment procedures and protocols, based on recent research, are includedA single streamlined chapter combines research and practical information on assessing ethnoculturally diverse children with alternative and integrated assessment approachesEach chapter contains a summary and sample study questions



Eliciting Sounds Techniques and Strategies for Clinicians

Eliciting Sounds  Techniques and Strategies for Clinicians Author Wayne Secord
ISBN-10 9781401897253
Release 2007-03-14
Pages 192
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The second edition of Eliciting Sounds: Techniques and Strategies for Clinicians is a quick, easy-to-use compendium of techniques for immediately evoking any phoneme targeted for remediation. This new edition of our classic resource continues to provide the most clinically relevant information in a compact, accessible format. No clinical speech-language pathologist should ever be without Eliciting Sounds. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Human Communication Disorders

Human Communication Disorders Author George H. Shames
ISBN-10 0137061331
Release 2011
Pages 600
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Updated with the most current research and information, the newly revised eight edition of human Communication Disorders cotinues to cover a broad range of topic, including speech and language development, genetics the biology and physics of communication, and an overview of cultural and linguistic diversity. With an emphasis on evidence-based practice, experts in speech-language pathology and audiology place communication processes and communication disorders in perspective, define basic theories of causation, introduce identifying characteristics, and present an overview of procedures for evaluation and treatment---while at the same time focusing both on the real people who have communication disorders and on the real people who study them. The eighth edition has been rewritten with a more contemporary, student-friendly approach and style that makes the content more engaging and easier to process. Infused with a vibrant writing style and level-appropriate content, the new edition ensures that students receive a storng foundation in communication disorders along with a solid awareness of important topics. Experts continue to opper extensive coverage of each individual subject on topics ranging from communication development and craniofacial disorders to communication delays and disorders in young children. The personal perspectives of the authors allow students a realistic glimpse into the professio form experts in the field. A collection of case studies reveals the personal side of communication disorders and offers real-world examples of chapter topics. End-of-chapter study questions help students to review the material, think critically about what they have just read, and enhance the learning experience. Up-to-date research and infomation on clinical practice keep the text current, relevant, and fresh.



Acoustics in Hearing Speech and Language Sciences

Acoustics in Hearing  Speech and Language Sciences Author Ian R. A. MacKay
ISBN-10 9780133391077
Release 2013-09-09
Pages 320
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Acoustics in Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences: An Introduction gives readers a clear, comprehensive understanding of acoustics in the context of human communications through examples and analogies from everyday life or general experience. Mathematically the book stops short of calculus, using inductive reasoning to present material that can be proven only with calculus, and presenting multiple examples of mathematical calculations, with very explicit steps. Included are Questions and Problems sections focusing on often-misunderstood areas; Closer Look sections reinforcing and strengthening understanding of the material; and non-conventional, but scientifically accurate explanations of certain phenomena.



The Acoustic Analysis of Speech

The Acoustic Analysis of Speech Author Raymond D. Kent
ISBN-10 1565933648
Release 1992
Pages 238
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The Acoustic Analysis of Speech has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Acoustic Analysis of Speech also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Acoustic Analysis of Speech book for free.