Introduction to Communication Disorders PDF ePub eBook

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Introduction to Communication Disorders free pdf The new Fifth Edition of this clear, comprehensive introduction to communication sciences and disorders continues the evidence-based, lifespan perspective as it reviews and explains the most recent research evidence pertaining to the assessment and treatment of communication disorder from birth through the end of life. In it, students gain a basic foundation in the areas of anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms, and an overview of the various disorders that affect voice, fluency, articulation, language, cognition, swallowing, and hearing, along with detailed descriptions of the varying etiologies that cause these impairments. The authors describe specific evaluation procedures and tools for each disorder, and discuss efficacious management approaches and techniques for both child and adult populations. Case studies, evidence-based practice summary boxes, video examples, technical and photographic illustrations, and Check Your Understanding and thought questions are featured as a means to maximize the student's learning experience. "Introduction to Communication Disorders, ""5/e" is also available as an electronic eText- updated throughout to reflect the current state of clinical research, and updated to align with ASHA's new 2014 standards pertaining to voice and resonance disorders- completely reorganized into few chapters- and further revised to improve readability and simplify background information on subjects normally covered in other introductory courses. Enhanced Pearson eText. Included in this package is access to the new Enhanced eText exclusively from Pearson. The Enhanced Pearson eText is:

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About Robert E Owens, Jr

Robert E. Owens, Jr. Ph.D. ("Dr. Bob") is an Associate Professor at the College of St. Rose in Albany, NY and a New York State Distinguished Teaching Professor. He teaches courses in language development and language disorders and is the author of "Language Development, An Introduction" (8 editions), " Language Disorders, A Functional Approach" (6 editions), "Program for the Acquisition of Language with the Severely Impaired""(PALS)," "Help Your Baby Talk, Introducing the New Shared Communication Method, "and" Queer Kids, The Challenge

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Author : Robert E Owens, Jr
Publisher : Pearson
Data Published : 09 April 2014
ISBN : 0133817830
EAN : 9780133817836
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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