Motor Speech Disorders

Motor Speech Disorders

By: Gary Weismer (author)Hardback

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Designed to work in conjunction with graduate textbooks in motor speech disorders, this collection showcases the state of the art in motor speech disorders. Leading names in the field review the history, current practice and future trends, neural models, acoustics and measurement, speech technology, and treatment approaches. Chapters are carefully constructed and include key points, summaries, references, and supplemental reading.

About Author

Gary Weismer, Ph.D. Gary Weismer, Ph.D., is Chair and Oros-Bascom Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees at the Pennsylvania State University, and his doctorate from UW-Madison in 1975. Dr. Weismer's research publications concern normal speech production, and speech production and intelligibility phenomena in persons with motor speech disorders. Dr. Weismer has twice been Associate Editor for the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (previously the Journal of Speech and Hearing Research), was Associate Editor at Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica (FPL) for seven years and in 2011 was named Editor in Chief of FPL. Dr. Weismer has won several teaching awards, including a mentoring award in the UW-Madison Honors program and several residence hall awards for outstanding teaching. Dr. Weismer is a member of the Executive Board of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP), and is a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America.


CHAPTER 1: The Shaping of a Field Gary Weismer CHAPTER 2: Motor Speech Disorders: History, Current Practice, Future Trends and Goals Joseph R. Duffy CHAPTER 3: Neural Perspectives on Motor Speech Disorders: Current Understanding Gary Weismer CHAPTER 4: Speech Breathing in Motor Speech Disorders Gary Weismer CHAPTER 5: Voice and Motor Speech Disorders: Technology, Data, Clinical Application Eugene H. Buder CHAPTER 6: Segmental Articulation in Motor Speech Disorders Kris Tjaden CHAPTER 7: The Role of Speech Perception in Motor Speech Disorders Julie M. Liss CHAPTER 8: Dysphagia in Patients with Motor Speech Disorders John C. Rosenbek and Harrison N. Jones CHAPTER 9: Interventions to Improve Intelligibility and Communicative Success for Speakers with Dysarthria Katherine C. Hustad and Gary Weismer INDEX

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781597561150
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 315
  • ID: 9781597561150
  • weight: 853
  • ISBN10: 1597561150

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