Essentials For Speech Language Pathologists

Author: Betsy Partin Vinson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780769300719
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Ideal for graduate students transitioning to professional practice, this comprehensive resource covers the "nuts and bolts" of speech-language pathology. The text covers professional issues with ASHA guidelines and practice standards, followed by case law and legislation that dictates professional practice in educational and healthcare settings, completed by a review of the most common communicative disorders and corresponding assessment and treatment guidelines. This all-inclusive manual is recommended reading for students and professionals who are preparing to take the Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology.TEXTBOOK

Aphasia And Related Neurogenic Language Disorders

Author: Leonard L. LaPointe
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1626234507
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Rapid advances in neural imaging, particularly in regard to neural plasticity and brain changes, have resulted in an evolving neurorehabilitation paradigm for aphasia and related language disorders. Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders has been adopted worldwide as a text for aphasia courses. This new 5th edition by Leonard LaPointe and Julie Stierwalt encompasses state-of-the-art concepts and approaches from an impressive cadre of experts who work in research labs, classrooms, clinics, and hospitals-including the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. As in previous editions, this book embraces a humanistic approach to treatment, addressing multicultural and multilinguistic considerations and social model interventions. The text encompasses a full continuum of cognitive-language disorder management-from everyday practicalities, assessment, and treatment to disorder-specific cases with evidence-based data. Additions to the 5th edition include chapters on pragmatics and discourse, telepractice, digital and electronic advances, funding and reimbursement, and comprehension, syntax, and linguistic based disorders. Key Features: A new chapter on neuroanatomical basics features exquisite illustrations An in-depth look at neurogenic communication disorders from Mayo Clinic provides firsthand insights on treating patients in an acute care hospital setting Discussion and test questions, case studies, and clinical pearls offer invaluable didactic guidance A chapter on expanded traumatic brain injury covers blast injuries and multisystem injuries This is the most comprehensive yet concise resource on aphasia and related disorders available today. New legions of speech language pathology students, residents, course directors, and practitioners will discover a remarkable guide on the treatment of communication disorders.

Aphasia And Other Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders

Author: Brooke Hallowell
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1597569550
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Covering an array of evidence-based content, including aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementia, and language in aging, Aphasia and Other Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders: A Guide for Clinical Excellence is a must-have textbook for clinicians and students studying to be speech-language pathologists. This clinical guide strategically addresses scientific foundations, service delivery, international and multicultural perspectives, assessment, and treatment. Organized to maximize adult learning, the book is adaptable for multiple pedagogic methods for classroom-based courses, independent study, and online learning.Aphasia and Other Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders: A Guide for Clinical Excellence provides clinicians and students a clear pathway for quality and effectiveness in clinical practice. Key features include: * A rigorous approach to the art and science of clinical practice, integrating diverse theoretical perspectives for a global readership * Guidance on advocacy, ethics, reimbursement, legal aspects, and counseling * An emphasis on person-centered, empowering approaches to maximize life participation * Extensive assessment resources and a process analysis approach for analyzing communicative performance and interpreting assessment results * How-to content on more than 50 intervention approaches * Diagrams, charts, illustrations, summary tables, a substantial glossary, a detailed index, and rich up-to-date references * Systematic queries that enliven clear learning objectives Pedagogy includes: * Extensive assessment resources and a process analysis approach for analyzing communicative performance and interpreting assessment results * Clear and concise clinical examples to ensure relevance of information based on realistic scenarios * Systematic queries that enliven clear learning objectives * Diagrams, charts, illustrations, summary tables, a substantial glossary, a detailed index, and rich up-to-date references * Key terms in bold within the chapter and listed in a glossary Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.

Treatment Protocols For Language Disorders In Children

Author: Mahabalagiri N. Hegde
Publisher: Plural Pub Inc
ISBN: 9781597560450
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This unprecedented book combines the best features of a textbook, resource manual, and guidebook, providing clinicians with evidence-based treatment protocols and detailed plans for teaching language skills and treating language disorders. The uniqueness of this collection lies In the author's approach, as each protocol gives the clinician a plan of action in the form of scripted scenarios. Unlike step-by-step directions, which can leave room for ambiguity, these scripts specify the anticipated verbal and non-verbal actions the clinician and child are expected to exhibit. Dr. Hegde, who has authored several well-received textbooks and practical clinical titles for speech-language pathologists, distills his unparalleled knowledge of clinical practice in this book, the first of Plural's Protocols. Dr. Hegde's careful review of treatment research evidence and his decision to offer only procedures that are evidence-based result in a collection of procedures that have been proven effective in clinical and experimental studies, eliminating the need for clinicians to research teaching exemplars. Designed for ease of use, Dr. Hegde's Protocols facilitate treatment planning and implementation by greatly reducing preparation time. Protocols for all major functional language targets are included, each containing a specific plan of action with twenty examples of target behavior for each language skill to a child. Each procedure is designed as a self-sufficient, separate entity, so that clinicians need not refer back and forth to teach a particular skill. The accompanying CD is an invaluable resource, containing modifiable and printable forms to assist the clinician in organizing clinical sessions, tracking client progress, and reporting results. Clinicians are encouraged to customize and reproduce any or all of these forms for use with clients. Quite simply, no books offer clinicians working with children as much as Dr. Hegde's Protocols.

Assessment Of Communication Disorders In Children

Author: M.N. Hegde
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1944883819
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Assessment of Communication Disorders in Children: Resources and Protocols, Third Edition offers a unique combination of scholarly information, invaluable resources, and time-saving protocols on assessment of communication disorders in children. Most resource books offer limited research and scholarly information, thus making them unsuitable as textbooks for academic courses on assessment and diagnosis. Similarly, most traditional textbooks do not include practical, easy-to-use, and time-saving resources and protocols that the practicing clinicians can readily use during assessment sessions. By combining the strengths of traditional textbooks with newer assessment resources and protocols, this one-of-a-kind book offers a single, comprehensive source that is suitable as a textbook and useful as a practical clinical resource. This bestselling and trusted text: Covers the full range of communication disorders in children, including nonverbal or minimally verbal childrenIncludes an extensive discussion of issues in using standardized tests along with detailed information on psychometric principles and offers a detailed discussion of alternative assessment approaches that minimize the problems inherent to standardized testsDescribes a new, comprehensive, and integrated assessment approach that derives its strengths from the traditional as well as several alternative approachesAddresses the multicultural issues in assessing communication disorders in children and integrates multicultural assessment procedures into the assessment protocols offered for all communication disordersContains two chapters for each disorder: one on resources that offers scholarly and research background on the disorder and one on resources that describe practical procedures and protocols that save preparation time and effort for the clinician New to the Third Edition: All Resources chapters reflect current research and assessment principles and proceduresUpdated listings and descriptions of published, standardized tests that are commonly used in the assessment of communication disorders in children are providedRevisions of several assessment procedures and protocols, based on recent research, are includedA single streamlined chapter combines research and practical information on assessing ethnoculturally diverse children with alternative and integrated assessment approachesEach chapter contains a summary and sample study questions

A Coursebook On Scientific And Professional Writing For Speech Language Pathology

Author: M. N. Hegde
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401818050
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Teaching and learning to write in technical and professional language is an important part of speech-language pathology education. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology, 3e has a long-standing tradition as the only product that covers writing skills that are specific to the profession of speech-language pathology. This product includes guidelines of scientific and professional writing based on the fifth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) and provides new rules of usage and their correct and incorrect exemplars. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology is divided into three parts covering basic writing skills that are the foundation of good writing, scientific writing in accordance with the fifth edition of APA, and writing assessment reports, treatment plan, progress reports, and professional correspondence.

Medical Speech Language Pathology

Author: Alex F. Johnson
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1604063963
Size: 28.75 MB
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The updated edition of this classic is essential for all practitioners and advanced students. The editors artfully synthesize the pathology of voice, speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders with practical guidance. Insightful viewpoints and viable solutions are provided for patient management issues including neurological and physical challenges, surgical implications, and medical ethics, in the context of the continuum of health care settings. The underlying causes of communication and swallowing impairments are explored in detail, along with respective treatment modalities. Starting with an overview of key considerations, the latest evidence-based science is presented throughout 22 chapters. Topics include differential diagnosis of adult communication and swallowing disorders, assessment and management approaches, and diagnostic tools such as imaging and endoscopy. New chapters are devoted to: Motor speech disorders Education for medical speech-language pathologists Aphasia Pediatric traumatic brain injury End of life communication and swallowing disorders

Aphasia And Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Author: Ilias Papathanasiou
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284077314
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Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Second Edition reviews the definition, terminology, classification, symptoms, and neurology of aphasia, including the theories of plasticity and recovery. Best practices of aphasia assessment and intervention are presented including neuropsychological models and formal and informal testing procedures to maximize correct clinical rehabilitative decisions. Theoretical bases for rehabilitation, guidelines for organization and delivery of evidence-based therapy, as well as augmentative and alternative communication therapy, and computer-based treatments are also presented.