9780205360123

Introduction to Communication Disorders : A Life Span Perspective

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205360123

  • ISBN 10:

    0205360122

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 01/01/2003
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Life Span Perspective, Second Edition, is a comprehensive overview of the fields of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology written in an interesting and highly readable manner.This text catalogs and discusses each disorder with an emphasis on how the disorder impacts the individual. It serves as a foundation by providing many viewpoints for the introductory student, offering personal stories from people with communication disorders, and examining the field from a life span perspective. In addition, the best models of good practice and approaches for assessment and intervention are discussed based on the authors' own clinical experiences. Each chapter describes a specific disorder, related assessment and applicable intervention methods. Each disorder is also illustrated by the personal story of an individual with that disorder. More than merely a catalog, Introduction to Communication Disorders brings students into the daily lives of individuals who suffer from a disorder.

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