Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Lifespan by Robert E. Owens,Dale Evan Metz,Kimberly A. Farinella

By Robert E. Owens,Dale Evan Metz,Kimberly A. Farinella

For introductory classes in verbal exchange sciences and disorders


A transparent, finished advent to communique sciences and issues, with an evidence-based, lifespan perspective. 


This textual content presents a radical creation to communique sciences and problems designed for undergraduate-level scholars. the hot 5th version keeps the evidence-based, lifespan viewpoint. It reports and explains the newest learn facts touching on the overview and therapy of communique issues from beginning throughout the finish of existence in a transparent, understandable model. each one bankruptcy is concise, but presents complete info acceptable for an introductory-level text.  scholars achieve a easy beginning within the parts of anatomy and body structure of the speech and listening to mechanisms, and an summary of a few of the problems that impact voice, fluency, articulation, language, cognition, swallowing, and listening to, besides particular descriptions of the various etiologies that reason those impairments. 


The authors describe particular overview systems and instruments for every ailment, and speak about efficacious administration methods and methods for either baby and grownup populations. Case reviews, evidence-based perform precis containers, video examples, and technical and photographic illustrations are featured in each one bankruptcy as a method to maximise the student’s studying event. moreover, money Your figuring out and notion questions also are supplied in each one bankruptcy to make sure scholar comprehension of information.  the recent 5th variation can also be up-to-date to align with ASHA’s new 2014 criteria referring to voice and resonance issues.

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