Human Communication Disorders: Pearson New International Edition: An Introduction (8th edition)

Human Communication Disorders: Pearson New International Edition: An Introduction (8th edition)

By: George H. Shames (author), Noma B. Anderson (author)Paperback

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For undergraduates taking introduction courses in communication sciences and disorders. This leading introductory book on communication disorders uses student-friendly content to explore current research, central theories, and the nuts and bolts of clinical therapy. Updated with the most current research and information, the newly revised eighth edition of Human Communication Disorders continues to cover a broad range of topics 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 on the real people who both have communication disorders and the real people who study them. The new eighth edition has been rewritten with a more contemporary, student-friendly approach and style that makes the content more engaging and easier to process.


Preface CHAPTER ONE Introduction: Human Communication Disorders: A Philosophy and Practice of Science in Service Noma B. Anderson (Florida International University) and Shelly Chabon (Rockhurst University) Personal Perspectives Who Is Served? What Services Are Provided? Where Are Services Provided? When Are Services Provided? How Are Services Provided? Service and Science: How? How Fast? How Often? How Much? Why Serve? Study Questions PART ONE Basic Communication Process CHAPTER TWO Development of Communication, Language, and Speech Robert E. Owens, Jr (State University of New York, Geneseo) Personal Perspective Communication Language Speech Summary Study Questions CHAPTER THREE The Biology and Physics of Speech Ray D. Kent (University of Wisconsin, Madison) and Houri K. Vorperian (University of Wisconsin, Madison) Personal Perspectives The Biology of Speech: The Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Production The Physics of Speech: Speech Acoustics Summary Study Questions CHAPTER FOUR Multicultural and Multilingual Considerations Kay T. Payne (Howard University) Personal Perspective Basic Concepts Related to Culture and Language Varieties of American English Language Differences and Communication Disorders New Horizons in Multicultural/Multilingual Issues Summary Study Questions Selected Readings CHAPTER FIVE Genetics: Basis for Development and Disorders Lemmietta G. McNeilly (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) Personal Perspective Case Study Definition of Genetics versus Genomics Inheritance Patterns Genetic Testing Genetic Counseling Gene Therapy Genomic Applications Role of Genetics in Human Development New Genetics Human Genome Human Genetic Variation and Health Genetics and Communication Disorders Social and Behavioral Research Infusion of Genomics into Speech-Language Pathology Ethical, Legal, and Cultural Implications Summary Case Study Study Questions Selected Readings Websites of Interest PART TWO Disorders of Speech CHAPTER SIX Articulatory and Phonological Disorders Richard G. Schwartz (The Graduate Center of the City University of New York) and Klara Marton (The Graduate Center of the City University of New York) Personal Perspectives Introduction The nature of phonological disorders Determinants of phonological disorders Assessment Intervention Summary Case Study Study Questions Selected Readings Websites of Interest CHAPTER SEVEN Stuttering and Other Disorders of Fluency Peter R. Ramig (University of Colorado at Boulder) and Ryan Pollard (University of Pittsburgh, Emeritus) Personal Perspectives Types, Descriptions, and Definitions of Various Disfluency Types Theories of Causation Normal Disfluency The Development of Stuttering The Assessment Process Therapy for Stuttering Prevention Case Study Some Final Thoughts by a Prodigy of Stuttering Summary Study Questions Projects Selected Readings CHAPTER EIGHT Voice Disorders Christine Sapienza (University of Florida) , Douglas M. Hicks (Cleveland Clinic Foundation), and Bari Hoffmann Ruddy (University of Central Florida) Personal Perspectives Description of Voice Disorders Assessment Defining Pitch, Loudness, Voice Quality, and Resonance General Classification of Voice Problems Trauma and Surgical Modification Examples of Vocal Fold Pathologies Collecting and Assessing the Data about the Voice Intervention for Voice Disorders Speech without a Larynx Case Study Prevention Study Questions Selected Readings Websites of Interest CHAPTER NINE Cleft Lip and Palate and other Craniofacial Disorders Ann W. Kummer (University of Cincinnati Medical Center) Personal Perspective Case study Structures of the lip and palate Cleft lip and palate Other craniofacial anomalies Effect of clefts on feeding Causes of speech disorders secondary to clefts Normal velopharyngeal function and velopharyngeal dysfunction Effect of clefts and velopharyngeal dysfunction on speech Instrumental assessment Treatment of speech disorders secondary to clefts Importance of team care Summary Study questions Selected readings and resources CHAPTER TEN Neurogenic Disorders of Speech in Children and Adults Bruce E. Murdoch (The University of Queensland) Personal Perspective Definitions Classification, Causes, and Characteristic Features of Neurogenic Speech Disorders Assessment of Neurogenic Speech Disorders Treatment of Acquired Neurogenic Speech Disorders Treatment of Developmental Neurogenic Speech Disorders Summary Case Studies Study Questions Selected Readings Websites of Interest PART THREE Disorders of Language CHAPTER FOURTEEN Aphasia and Related Acquired Language Disorders Audrey L. Holland (University of Arizona, Emerita) Personal Perspective Case Study Aphasia and the Brain Syndromes of Aphasia Mechanisms of Aphasia Bilingual and Multilingual Aphasia The Person with Aphasia The Natural Recovery Process in Aphasia The Assisted Recovery Process in Aphasia Related Disorders Summary Case Study Study Questions Selected Readings Websites of Interest DVD's of Interest CHAPTER FIFTEEN Augmentative and Alternative Communication Kathleen A. Kangas and Lyle L. Lloyd Personal Perspectives Potential Users of AAC Categories of AAC AAC Model Reasons for AAC Success Communicative Competence Types of Impairments Assessment Intervention Funding and Individual Rights Outcomes Measurement and Evidence-Based Practice Case Studies Summary Study Questions Selected Readings Websites of Interest PART FOUR Disorders of Swallowing CHAPTER SIXTEEN Swallowing: Process and Disorders Barbara C. Sonies (University of Maryland and George Washington University) Personal Perspective Cultural Competence and Swallowing Normal Swallowing Neurology of the Swallow Swallowing and Normal Aging Abnormal Swallowing Diagnosis Signs and Symptoms Instrumental Diagnostic Procedures Evidence-Based Treatment Compensatory Treatment Procedures Case Study PART FIVE Disorders of Hearing CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Hearing and Hearing Disorders Frederick N. Martin (The University of Texas at Austin) and Bart E. Noble (Austin VA Outpatient Clinic) Personal Perspectives IntroductionThe nature of sound Disorders of hearing Types of hearing loss Implications of hearing loss Summary Case studies Study questions Selected readings CHAPTER EIGHTEEN Audiologic Rehabilitation Alice E. Holmes (The University of Florida) and Shawna M. Dell Personal Perspectives Introduction Amplification Devices Counseling Assistive Listening Devices Therapy Approaches for the Hearing Impaired Outcome Measures Summary Case Studies Suggested Readings Websites of Interest Glossary References Author Index Subject Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781292042084
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 524
  • ID: 9781292042084
  • weight: 1128
  • ISBN10: 1292042087
  • edition: 8th edition

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