A Clinical Guide to Autistic Spectrum Disorders provides primary care health care providers and pediatricians the inclusive, yet succinct, material they need to immediately evaluate and support their patients. Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) have a wide and sometimes confusing presentation, and this text covers the recognition, evaluation, and multi-disciplinary approach to the management of ASD. Readers will benefit not only from the brief review of the biology and demographics of autism, but also from its common sense approach and practical suggestions for clinical settings.
A companion website features the fully searchable text and printable patient handouts.
This revised Third Edition serves as the primary textbook for introductory courses in articulation and phonological disorders. The text focuses on articulation and phonological development and disorders, their management, and the many approaches/techniques of current treatment. Features of this clear text include: chapter subheadings that lead students throughout the material; boxed questions about important information; case examples to illustrate practical applications; chapter content summaries and study suggestions for instructors; and 100 illustrations. Chapters on treatment feature quick reference protocols of various treatments for students to use in planning intervention for case study projects, observations of clinicians, or their own clients.
This textbook provides a comprehensive presentation of all aspects of hearing science, including acoustics, psychoacoustics, anatomy and physiology, and related topics such as introduction to digital signal processing and instrumentation in hearing science. It is designed to supplement in-class instruction with both remedial and advanced material for students with different academic backgrounds, and is ideally suited for speech pathology and audiology students at the undergraduate and introductory graduate levels.
Online student resources on thePoint will include video demonstrations, a quiz bank, labeling exercises for images in the book, PDFs for selected chapters, Web links, and audio clips. Online instructor resources on thePoint will include PowerPoint slides, a test generator, an image bank, and homework assignments with answers.
This thoroughly revised and updated Fifth Edition is the most comprehensive resource on aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders from the most distinguished authorities of our time. This classic text has been used by graduate speech language pathology students for over 25 years, and continues to be the definitive resource across the speech sciences for aphasia.
The book describes a wide range of intervention strategies including team treatment, group therapy, approaches for bilingual and culturally diverse clients, augmentative and alternative communication, and computer-assisted interventions. An important section addresses psychosocial/functional approaches to intervention. New to this edition are Activities for Discussion that encourage students to reflect on what they just read.