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Case Studies in Communication Disorders

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  • Date Published: October 2016
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781316608388

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  • Designed for students of speech-language pathology, audiology and clinical linguistics, this valuable text introduces students to all aspects of the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of clients with developmental and acquired communication disorders through a series of structured case studies. Each case study includes questions which direct readers to important features of the case that will facilitate clinical learning. A selection of further readings encourages students to extend their knowledge of communication disorders. Key features of this book include: • 48 detailed case studies based on actual clients with communication disorders • 25 questions within each case study • Fully-worked answers to every question • 105 suggestions for further reading The text also develops knowledge of the epidemiology, aetiology, and linguistic and cognitive features of communication disorders, highlights salient aspects of client histories, and examines assessments and interventions used in the management of clients.

    • Provides a collection of 48 detailed case studies based on clients with communication disorders
    • Each case study includes 25 questions, and a fully-worked answer is provided for each question
    • Suggestions for further reading are also included
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    '… Case Studies in Communication Disorders is an accessible and valuable source of information for all students interested in speech and language disorders.' Silvia Martínez-Ferreiro, Aphasiology

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2016
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781316608388
    • length: 522 pages
    • dimensions: 246 x 173 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.92kg
    • contains: 8 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Speech Disorders:
    1. Cleft lip and palate
    2. Developmental dysarthria
    3. Developmental verbal dyspraxia
    4. Glossectomy
    5. Acquired dysarthria
    6. Apraxia of speech
    7. Foreign accent syndrome
    Part II. Language Disorders:
    8. Developmental phonological disorder
    9. Specific language impairment
    10. Pragmatic language impairment
    11. Developmental dyslexia
    12. Language in intellectual disability
    13.Language in autism spectrum disorder
    14. Language in epilepsy
    15. Language in paediatric traumatic brain injury
    16. Language in childhood cancer
    17. Fluent and non-fluent aphasia
    18. Right-hemisphere language disorder
    19. Language in adult traumatic brain injury
    20. Language in dementia
    21. Language in other neurodegenerative disorders
    Part III. Fluency Disorders:
    22. Developmental stuttering
    23. Acquired stuttering
    24. Cluttering
    Part IV. Voice Disorders:
    25. Organic voice disorder
    26. Functional voice disorder
    27. Laryngectomy
    28. Transsexual voice
    Part V. Hearing Disorders:
    29. Conductive hearing loss
    30. Sensorineural hearing loss
    31. Cochlear implantation
    32. Central auditory processing disorder
    Part VI. Psychiatric Disorders:
    33. Childhood emotional and behavioural disorders
    34. Schizophrenia
    35. Bipolar disorder
    Appendix A. Answers to questions
    Appendix B. Suggestions for further reading.

  • Author

    Louise Cummings, Nottingham Trent University
    Louise Cummings is Professor of Linguistics at Nottingham Trent University. She is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and is registered with the Health Professions Council in the UK.

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