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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.



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.



Introduction to Audiology Global Edition

Introduction to Audiology  Global Edition Author Frederick N. Martin
ISBN-10 9781292070643
Release 2015-02-27
Pages 512
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For courses in Introductory Audiology A comprehensive introduction to hearing and balance disorders. This comprehensive, well-organized introduction to hearing and balance disorders gives students a number of vital tools to help them better understand, retain, and analyze the material. The book continues to update the material to keep content current with recent research, while retaining and improving a user-friendly approach to the topics and an abundance of how-to information, which shows the rewarding, fascinating aspects of a career in audiology. This text is designed to provide the ultimate teaching and learning experience. Organized to ensure maximum teaching and learning effectiveness and success through a highly useful, unique chapter arrangement, flexible depth of coverage, and helpful chapter organization. Includes features designed to facilitate learning, including illustrative visual tools, clinical commentaries, evolving case studies, footnoted material, review tables, a comprehensive glossary, and 20 new video clips interspersed throughout.



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.



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.



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



Introduction to Auditory Rehabilitation

Introduction to Auditory Rehabilitation Author Carole E. Johnson
ISBN-10 9780132998857
Release 2011-11-21
Pages 640
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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 Auditory Rehabilitation provides students with a solid foundation of essential auditory rehabilitation concepts, knowledge, and skills within the context of critical contemporary issues that successfully prepares future practitioners for service provision to diverse patient populations in the real world. While a “rubber hits the road” approach engages and immerses students in the real world of clinical practice and decision-making, a bevy of pedagological features including learning objectives, casebook reflections, learning activities, and review exercises to help readers to process and internalize the central issues, tools, and philosophies of the field. The first section of the textbook provides a contemporary context for learning including an introduction to auditory rehabilitation, the psychosocial aspects of hearing impairment, and discussions of professional and multicultural issues. A full chapter is devoted to evidence-based practice and provides tools for use in clinical decision-making. The second section focuses on technology with informative chapters on hearing aids, cochlear implants, and assistive hearing technology. The final section covers the effects of and treatments for hearing impairment across the lifespan using process-driven, patient- and family-centered philosophies.



Stuttering Foundations and Clinical Applications Global Edition

Stuttering  Foundations and Clinical Applications  Global Edition Author Ehud H. Yairi
ISBN-10 9781292068008
Release 2015-02-27
Pages 544
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A main text for a course on stuttering. A balanced, current, and comprehensive presentation of the science of stuttering. The First Edition of Stuttering: Foundations and Clinical Applications presented the most comprehensive, complete presentation of the science and treatment of stuttering available in a single text–how stuttering is explained, and how stuttering is treated. The text is unique in its coverage of the stuttering population, its in-depth look at stuttering therapy at various ages, and its original approach that invites students to offer critical appraisals of differing theoretical viewpoints. The new Second Edition has been revamped editorially to ensure ease of readability. It highlights sections with the latest scientific knowledge of stuttering regarding incidence and prevalence, onset natural recovery, and genetics; includes completely revised sections on brain anatomy and physiology, motor aspects, and cluttering; and updates the material with new case studies, tables and figures, and a new outline format for treatment procedures.



The Development of Language

The Development of Language Author Jean Berko Gleason
ISBN-10 9780134205168
Release 2016-04-04
Pages 504
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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.



Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders Author M. Hunter Manasco
ISBN-10 9781284100723
Release 2016-01-12
Pages 320
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Introduction to Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Second Edition introduces students to common adult communication disorders and associated neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. This accessible text provides foundational knowledge along with real examples and online videos. These illustrative patient profiles provide actual case examples of symptoms, deficits, and pathological behaviors. This textbook and video combination offers just what students need to thoroughly understand neurogenic communication disorders, as well as provide the student with a window into real-world practice.



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).



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 Sound

Introduction to Sound Author Charles E. Speaks
ISBN-10 9781944883508
Release 2017-12-29
Pages 448
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Introduction to Sound has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Introduction to Sound also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Introduction to Sound book for free.



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.



Speech and Voice Science Third Edition

Speech and Voice Science  Third Edition Author Alison Behrman
ISBN-10 9781635500752
Release 2017-08-28
Pages 482
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Speech and Voice Science, Third Edition is the only textbook to provide comprehensive and detailed information on both voice source and vocal tract contributions to speech production. Because the writing style is user-friendly for all levels of students, instructors report using this book for a wide variety of courses, including undergraduate and graduate courses in acoustic phonetics, speech science, instrumentation, and voice disorders. Heavily revised and updated, this third edition offers multiple new resources for instructors and students to enhance classroom learning and active student participation. At the same time, this revised textbook provides flexibility to allow instructors to construct a classroom learning experience that best suits their course objectives. Key Features: A highly readable writing style that allows students to grasp difficult conceptsHeavily illustrated to enhance information provided in the textEach chapter includes section study questions to help students make sure that they are focusing on key conceptsSidebars throughout the text provide a deeper dive into related topics New to the Third Edition: A newly designed two-color interior provides increased readabilitySeven Clinical cases are now included throughout the book to help students apply speech science principles to clinical practiceA new chapter addresses Speech Prosody with updated and expanded coverage of the acoustic properties that contribute to stress, prominence, and speech rhythm and the clinical relevance of acoustic measurement of prosodyA new chapter on Instrumentation covers basic information on digital data acquisition, microphones, and recording for clinical and research purposesReorganization of introductory material provides a new chapter on the Physics of Motion to prepare students to learn about the acoustics of sound wavesForty-nine revised spectrogram figures provide increased clarity of key acoustic features of vowels and consonants*Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.



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.