Communication disorders are among the most frequently encountered disabilities seen by educational professionals (classroom teachers, special educators, school psychologists, teaching assistants) in the school setting and health professions practitioners (physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, nurses aides) in the medical/clinical environment.
Communication Disorders in Educational and Medical Settings is a useful guide for the speech-language pathologist in working with other professionals in school and medical environments and includes practical suggestions for involvement of these professionals in the assessment and remediation process. This valuable resource will help speech-language pathologist students gain an appreciation of how their role is similar and different as they move from educational to medical settings and how to work with educational and health professionals.
This text is also helpful for the health professions practitioners and educational professionals to gain basic knowledge of the nature of various communication disorders and become aware of how they might play a role in the treatment process in collaboration with the speech-language pathologist. Whether you are an educator, health professional or speech-language pathologist, you will find this accessible introduction to the field of communication disorders to be exciting, interesting and relevant to your future work.
¡Presents a broad coverage of the field of communications disorders, yet remains at an accessible introductory level
¡Focuses on work settings and collaboration
¡Provides suggestions for teachers and health professionals on how to deal with patients who have communication disorders and how to cooperate with the SLP
¡Covers themes highlighting assessment information, treatment overviews, tips for educators, and tips for health care professionals
¡Addresses educational impacts of speech/language problems as well as coverage of quality of life issues across the life span for each communication disorder
¡Useful to a wide range of professionals
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Communication Disorders in Educational and Medical Settings: Background, Legal/Administrative Issues, Professional Roles and Service Delivery Models
Chapter 2 Normal Aspects of Communication
Chapter 3 Communication Development Through the Lifespan
Chapter 4 Speech Sound Disorders
Chapter 5 Children with Limited Language
Chapter 6 School-Age and Adolescent Language Disorders
Chapter 7 An Overview of Multicultural Issues in Communication Disorders
Chapter 8 Fluency Disorders
Chapter 9 Voice Disorders and Altered Methods of Breathing
Chapter 10 Hearing Loss
Chapter 11 Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
Chapter 12 Adult Language Disorders
Chapter 13 Specific Neurologically-Based Impairments
Chapter 14 Communication Disorders and Success: Academic, Occupational and Quality of Life Issues
William O. Haynes, PhD, CCC-SLP-Professor Emeritus, Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn University
Dr. William O. Haynes earned his undergraduate and masterfs degrees from Northern Michigan University and a Ph.D. in Communication Disorders from Bowling Green State University. He has co-authored six major textbooks in communication disorders on topics such as language acquisition, diagnosis, clinical practicum, communication disorders in educational settings and research methods/evidence-based practice. Dr. Haynes has published many research articles and has presented his findings at national and international professional conferences. He currently holds the rank of Professor Emeritus in the Auburn University Department of Communication Disorders.
Michael J. Moran, PhD, CCC-SLP-Professor, Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn University
Dr. Michael J. Moran received a B.S. in Education from East Stroudsburg State University, an M.A. in Logopedics from Wichita State University, and a Ph.D. in Communication Disorders with a minor in Special Education from Pennsylvania State University. He has worked as a speech-language pathologist with developmentally disabled children and adults, and is currently a Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at Auburn University. He teaches graduate courses in voice disorders, phonological disorders and cleft palate. Dr. Moran has published numerous articles in the areas of phonology, voice and cleft palate and has presented many papers on the national level. He is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.
Rebekah H. Pindzola, PhD, CCC-SLP-Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn University
Dr. Rebekah Pindzola has over thirty years of experience in academic, administrative, and clinical sectors. She coauthored two best-selling texts in her field: Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathology, 7th edition and Communication Disorders in the Classroom, 4th edition. She also authored two clinical monographs: Stuttering Intervention Program Age 3 to Grade 3 and the Voice Assessment Protocol. Additionally, Dr. Pindzola has published research articles and contributed book chapters in the areas of fluency, stuttering, alaryngeal speech, and vocal assessment. She also has taught graduate-level courses in these areas as well as in anatomy and in neuropathologies of speech and language. Her Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Science is from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Pindzola has considerable experience at the collegiate dean and associate dean levels and currently she serves as Professor and Chair of the Auburn University Department of Communication Disorders.