Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders(4th Edition)

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Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders is a university textbook that introduces the fundamental topics in the field of communication sciences and disorders.

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By Franklin H. Silverman, Ph.D.
Revised by Lynda Miller, Ph.D.

For Professionals and University Students

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders is a university textbook that introduces the fundamental topics in the field of communication sciences and disorders. Along with the textbook, students receive a CD-ROM that includes audio and video examples of particular speech and language disorders; web links; and vocabulary flash cards to aid in studying for tests. As an added bonus, professors can download a PowerPoint® presentation and quiz/test for each chapter of the text.

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders provides clear illustrations and easy-to-read text to introduce the broad range of topics in the field. There are 11 chapters introducing the key concepts and six chapters specific to the professions of communication sciences and disorders. The chapters include:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Communication
  • Chapter 2: Introduction to Communication Disorders and Communication Science Professions
  • Chapter 3: Child and Adolescent Language Development
  • Chapter 4: Child and Adolescent Language Disorders
  • Chapter 5: Adult Neurogenic Language Disorders
  • Chapter 6: Voice Production and Disorders
  • Chapter 7: Speech and Swallowing Disorders Associated with Dysarthria
  • Chapter 8: Articulation and Phonological Disorders
  • Chapter 9: Fluency Disorders
  • Chapter 10: Hearing and Hearing Disorders
  • Chapter 11: Management of Hearing Disorders
  • Chapter 12: Where Did Communication Sciences and Disorders Come From?
  • Chapter 13: Professional Roles, Work Settings, and Ethics
  • Chapter 14: The Clinical Relationship
  • Chapter 15: Assessment, Evaluation, and Diagnosis
  • Chapter 16: Intervention
  • Chapter 17: The Clinician’s Responsibilities

Highlighted key terms and definitions are in the margins for quick reference. There is also a complete glossary, author index, and subject index