Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathology
Author: Pindzola, Rebekah
Number Of Pages: 504
Release Date: 20-02-2015
Details: Product Description A widely popular resource focusing on the clinical assessment process for differentially diagnosing the type of communication disorder, selecting and using both standardized measure and non-standardized methods, and periodically probing and reevaluating to best serve pediatric and adult clients KEY TOPICS: Assessment, evaluation, diagnosis, speech pathology, speech-language pathology, communication disorders, Psychometric properties, interviewing, oral-motor examination, child language assessment, literacy, phonology and articulation assessment, fluency assessment, adult language disorders evaluation, fluency assessment, adult language disorders evaluation, assessment of motor speech disorders, swallowing evaluation MARKET: Speech and language pathologists, students and clinicians From the Back Cover Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathology presents practical, useful assessment issues and tips on specific speech-language-swallowing disorders; provides flexible ways to assess the disorders through both standardized and non-standardized appraisal; and guides readers’ attention through a wide variety of learning tools, including new assessment materials available commercially through research publications and via social media, learning objectives and self-assessment questions for each chapter, and concluding remarks that wrap up the information covered. The material also aids the clinician with accountability to third party payors. The new Ninth Edition of Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathology features: Updating throughout. A new chapter on adult dysphagia and pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders. A new chapter on issues of head and neck cancer and alaryngeal speech rehabilitation. A revised chapter on report writing. Current clinical insights into diagnosing and evaluating communications disorders, Two new Appendices, one showing how to conduct oral peripheral examinations and the other presenting standard reading passages, which can be used in various types of assessment. About the Author Rebekah H. Pindzola, Professor Emeritus, has served the clinical and academic professions in numerous capacities. At Auburn University she rose through the ranks of assistant, associate, and full professor and provided administrative leadership as Chair of the Department of Communication Disorder, Director of the AU Speech and Hearing Clinic as well as to the College of Liberal Arts as Associate Dean and Interim Dean. She has coauthored popular clinical books and intervention materials. Dr. Laura Plexico is an Associate Professor and certified Speech-Language Pathologist who specializes in the area of fluency disorders and speech acoustics. She currently lives in auburn Alabama and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and provides clinical services in the Department of Communication Disorders at Auburn University. She teaches courses in fluency, speech science, counseling and clinical problem solving. Dr. Plexico’s research interests include understanding the cognitive and affective consequences of stuttering, factors that influence successful stuttering management, and factors that influence the acoustic assessment of the voice. William O. Haynes, Ph.D., earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Northern Michigan University in Speech-Language Pathology and completed his doctoral degree in communication disorders at Bowing Green State University. Dr. Haynes taught at Auburn University (AL) in the Department of Communication Disorders for 33 years serving two terms as department chairperson. His areas of expertise are child/adolescent language development and disorders, diagnosis of communication disorders and research methods.
Package Dimensions: 10.1 x 8.1 x 0.9 inches