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Language and Literacy Development English Learners with Communication Disorders, From Theory to Application

Language and Literacy Development English Learners with Communication Disorders, From Theory to Application

Author: Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, Florin Mihai, Joyce Nutta Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/02/2020

Language and Literacy Development: English Learners with Communication Disorders, From Theory to Application, Second Edition brings you the most useful, up-to-date information on best practices for English learners (ELs) with communication disorders from a variety of backgrounds-how to conduct assessment, intervention, and progress monitoring. The first edition of this text gave a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of serving ELs with communication disorders, and the second edition is expanded to show the nuts and bolts of how to meet ELs' needs and how professionals can support their success at school. Continuing the perspective of the first edition, this text emphasizes collaboration between speech-language pathology (SLP) and English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) professionals. To place theory, policies, and best practices in a realistic, relatable context, this text presents engaging, detailed teaching cases that address common issues that SLPs and ESOL specialists encounter. More importantly, it shows how to apply the knowledge and implement the mechanics and practicalities of assessment, intervention, and progress monitoring. The new resources section includes many useful tools and references, such as a case history form for bilingual students, WIDA Can-do Descriptors and Performance Definitions, actual assessment instruments, and a table of intervention types and purposes. The primary audience for this text is the school-based speech-language pathologist. It is also intended for all professionals who are responsible for teaching language and literacy skills, such as the ESOL professional, general and special educators, bilingual teachers, reading coaches and school administrators. Language and Literacy Development, Second Edition can also be used as a textbook in academic programs.

Speech-Language Pathology Casebook

Speech-Language Pathology Casebook

Author: Ryan Branski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/02/2020

Exceptionally insightful speech-language pathology textbook highlights individual cases to augment learning! Speech-Language Pathology Casebook by Ryan Branski, Sonja Molfenter, and an impressive array of contributors presents a diverse spectrum of cases covering communication, voice, and swallowing disorders in children and adults. Readers are provided with rich and varied narratives underscoring the fact that clinical intervention of speech-language disorders is an art form based on science. Evidence-based assessments and treatments cover a variety of settings including medical inpatient, outpatient, and skilled nursing facility; home health; school; community-based; and private practice. Eighty cases following a standardized format encompass a wide range of congenital and acquired disorders spanning the age continuum. Each case includes a clinical history and description, evaluations/testing, diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, questions and answers, suggested readings, and references. With invaluable firsthand insights from practitioners, this unique resource enhances the ability to develop effective, patient-informed interventions. Key Highlights Discussion of problems frequently omitted from typical curricula, but increasingly relevant to contemporary clinical practice, ranging from telepractice to transgender voice modification Speech-related issues in children associated with cleft palate, autism spectrum disorder, stuttering, bilingual language delays, severe intellectual disability, congenital porencephaly, FASD, apraxia, and many others Medical conditions in adults that impact speech-language, such as traumatic brain injury, ALS, right hemisphere disorder, stroke, autoimmune encephalopathy, dementia, Parkinson's disease, autism, and more Videos, audio, bulleted key points, and handy comparative charts provide additional pearls The detailed case narratives enable speech-language students to connect and apply theory and knowledge acquired in the classroom to real-life clinical practice. Instructors and speech-language pathologists will also benefit from this excellent teaching and clinical reference. This book includes complimentary access to a digital copy on https://medone.thieme.com.

Educating Children with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome, 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, and DiGeorge Syndrome

Educating Children with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome, 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, and DiGeorge Syndrome

Author: Donna Cutler-Landsman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

The 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, also known as Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome and DiGeorge Syndrome, is relatively new. The genetic test to determine if a child has it has only been available since 1994. Educating Children with the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome and DiGeorge, Third Edition, effectively blends the thoughtful research that has transpired within the past 25 years with practical and current educational strategies to better meet the needs of children with the 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome and other developmental disabilities. With its expanded content, as well as new contributions from some of the most highly regarded experts in the field, Educating Children with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome and DiGeorge Third Edition is an essential resource for teachers, parents, physicians, and therapists of children with this complicated learning profile. To first address the scientific information that is needed to understand the syndrome and the implications of current research, expert contributors present the results of current studies involving brain abnormalities, language/learning profiles, medical needs, and psychiatric and behavioral difficulties. These valuable chapters are written in a reader-friendly manner to help parents, professionals, and teachers gain useful and necessary comprehension of the unique characteristics of the 22q population. The second part of the book is a practical guide to educating a child with 22q from birth through adulthood. Divided into the various stages of development from preschool to adulthood, it includes information regarding the necessary tests special education teams should run, typical difficulties associated with learning, and changes that occur with ability as the child matures, as well as behavioral problems in the school setting. New to the Third Edition: *Addition of recent research studies since 2012 *Current research and treatment options for mental health issues *Expanded and enhanced coverage of bullying and the social/emotional aspects of the syndrome *Discussion on the possibility of cognitive decline and how to address this at school *More information on Common Core State Standards and standardized testing for children with disabilities, including a section on understanding test scores *Homeschooling and other placement alternatives, including an expanded discussion of post-high school options *Executive functioning deficits, their impact in the classroom, and approaches to use *Dealing with problem behaviors such as withdrawal and school refusal *Cognitive remediation and new treatment strategies *New math and reading remediation techniques *New options for programming and post-secondary placements

Cases on Communication Disorders in Culturally Diverse Populations

Cases on Communication Disorders in Culturally Diverse Populations

Author: Diane M. Scott Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/01/2020

Communication disorders are impairments in the ability to receive, send, process, and comprehend hearing, language, and/or speech. While the number of culturally diverse populations is growing in the United States, speech-language pathologists and audiologists lack information on serving these culturally diverse populations appropriately and effectively. Cases on Communication Disorders in Culturally Diverse Populations is an essential research publication that provides culturally-competent hearing, language, and speech services and cases across age groups, communication disorders, and culturally diverse populations. These case studies offer a practical and detailed means for assisting professionals in providing culturally-appropriate speech, language, and hearing services. Highlighting various topics such as counseling, language learning, and genetics, this book is indispensable for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, counselors, administrators, academicians, researchers, practitioners, and students.

Phoniatrics I Fundamentals - Voice Disorders - Disorders of Language and Hearing Development

Phoniatrics I Fundamentals - Voice Disorders - Disorders of Language and Hearing Development

Author: Antoinette Zehnhoff-Dinnesen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/01/2020

This is the first of two volumes that draw on the specialized insights and extensive clinical experience of phoniatric experts in order to offer a basis for the development of concerted European training standards in phoniatrics, with the goal of guaranteeing a high quality of care for European patients in all age groups. The interdisciplinary character of phoniatrics is mirrored in the inclusion of valuable contributions from a range of other medical and non-medical disciplines. This volume focuses on voice disorders and disorders of language and hearing development. In each case a wide range of particular kinds of communication loss are considered. Basic aspects are fully addressed, and guidance provided on diagnostic methods, differential diagnosis, prevention, treatment/rehabilitation, and prognosis. An introductory section also discusses the fundamentals of phoniatrics. The reader will benefit from numerous color photos and tables as well as supplementary electronic material, including audio and video examples. This book is intended for residents and practitioners in phoniatrics and also for ENT physicians, medical students, logopedists, and speech and language pathologists and therapists.

Acquired Language Disorders A Case-Based Approach

Acquired Language Disorders A Case-Based Approach

Author: Evelyn R. Klein, James M. Mancinelli Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2019

Acquired Language Disorders: A Case-Based Approach, Third Edition, is a practical, easy-to-follow, informative guide for students and clinicians. The authors present each case from an impairment-based perspective with practical application to improving activities of daily living, as well as a social interactive perspective to create a wholistic picture of each case. For people with aphasia, clinicians are encouraged to consider not only language but also executive functions, attention, memory, and visuospatial skills. Information in the text coordinates the assessment process to a treatment plan informed by the Aphasia: Framework for Outcome Measurement (A-FROM) model, an expansion from the World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). This edition begins with a review of the basics of brain-behavior relationships and pertinent medical terminology for treating individuals who have a neurological impairment. Each disorder is then introduced in a case-based format that includes a case scenario with a photo, functional analysis of the patient, critical thinking/learning activities, a diagnostic profile, the new Target Assessment Snapshot, treatment considerations, and a Venn diagram of the A-FROM Model with patient goals for each case. Special features include Test Your Knowledge sections based on 10 patient scenarios along with an answer key, a Quick Reference Diagnostic Chart for ALDs, and a Functional Communication Connections Worksheet for treatment planning purposes. New to the Third Edition: The 15 clinical cases include new photos along with the Target Assessment Snapshot depicting level of severity for expression, comprehension, reading, and writing and areas of cognitive impairment. A new case includes a bilingual person with aphasia. All chapters have been updated with relevant research. An A-FROM model graphic for each patient's treatment goals is included. There is a new Assessment Summary Sheet to help the clinician with the development of a diagnostic profile. The chapter on assessment is updated and new assessments are added, including the Assessment of Living with Aphasia (ALA) and the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (R-BANS), the Progressive Aphasia Severity Scale (PASS), and more. Chapter 10 includes more than 25 treatment approaches and therapeutic programs. The chapter on assessment and service delivery for people with ALD includes discussions of the ICF and the A-FROM Model The PowerPoint lecture slides to augment the text are now accessible on a PluralPlus companion website instead of a CD.

Motor Speech Disorders Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management

Motor Speech Disorders Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management

Author: Joseph R. Duffy Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/12/2019

Ensure you're up to speed with the most recent findings in motor speech disorders. One of the most trusted sources on this topic, Motor Speech Disorders integrates the latest neurological research with the realities of clinical practice. The fourth edition is divided into three sections which focus on substrates of motor speech and its disorders, the disorders and their diagnoses, and finally managing various treatment types. Additionally, new research on the neurologic organization of motor control, causes of motor speech disorders, and advances in the medical and behavioral management of specific disorders is incorporated throughout. Supported by a robust evolve site, this outstanding, evidence-based resource provides everything you need to become a skilled clinical practitioner. UPDATED! Over 400 literature references emphasize clinically important information for each major part of the textbook. UPDATED Illustrations throughout text enhance your understanding of key concepts. UPDATED Case studies in Disorders chapters help clarify dense and difficult content and help hone your critical thinking skills. Cutting-edge research with an emphasis on evidence-based practice ensures that this book contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date look at the state of motor speech disorders. Logical three-part organization first covers the neurologic underpinnings of speech, then the various disorders resulting from problems in the nervous system, and then the basic principles and disorder-specific management strategies. Summary tables and boxes offer easy access to important information such as causes and characteristics to aid in differential diagnosis. Chapter outline and summary sections highlight key points to help you to focus on the most significant information. NEW! 24 new audio and video clips demonstrating various disorders have been added to the accompanying Evolve website, totaling over 150 audio and video clips in the interactive PowerPoint presentations. NEW! Clinical insights and key information summaries call out need-to-know information throughout text.

The Handbook for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders

The Handbook for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders

Author: Chris A. Dollaghan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/12/2019

This book is an introductory guide to the origin, definition, and use of evidence-based practice in communication disorders. It serves as a reference for speech-language pathologists and audiologists to the principles and process of evidence-based practice. The volume defines evidence-based practice and describes the origin of the concept. In addition, the book discusses how to evaluate evidence for use in clinical practice, diagnosis and screening, and treatment. It also provides step-by-step guidance for clinical decision-making in speech, hearing, and language disorders.

ABA for SLPs Interprofessional Collaboration for Autism Support Teams

ABA for SLPs Interprofessional Collaboration for Autism Support Teams

Author: Joanne E. Gerenser Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/12/2019

This book provides speech-language pathologists (SLPs) with an integrated view of how the framework and strategies of applied behavior analysis (ABA) can be used to support the communication needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). It demystifies ABA and explains how SLPs and behavior analysts (BAs) can collaborate within the framework of Interprofessional education and interprofessional practice (IPE/IPP).

The Evolution of Speech and Language

The Evolution of Speech and Language

Author: D.N. Lele Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/12/2019

Supporting Communication for Adults with Acute and Chronic Aphasia

Supporting Communication for Adults with Acute and Chronic Aphasia

Author: Nina Simmons-Mackie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2019

How can SLPs and other practitioners provide the best supports for adults with aphasia-and help them make a successful return to daily life? Clear answers are in this comprehensive text, the definitive guide to research-based strategies, supports, and technologies that improve outcomes for adults with chronic or acute aphasia. Introducing a unique approach to aphasia treatment, this book goes far beyond coverage of AAC devices, revealing innovative ways to educate families and communities about the needs of people with aphasia and encourage ongoing participation in everyday life. SLPs, OTs, PTs, and other service providers will get the foundational knowledge they need to leverage today's technology-both electronic and non-electronic options-to support communication ensure effective communication support across all healthcare settings and stages of recovery implement therapeutic assessments that involve patients as proactive partners in their rehabilitation weave communication supports into inpatient and outpatient therapy conduct aphasia treatment in small groups to enhance communication and reduce social isolation support participation in everyday situations, including self-care, leisure activities, and interpersonal interactions strengthen social relationships by training the communication partners of people with aphasia maintain ongoing, long-term communication support that adapts to changing needs An ideal textbook for graduate courses on aphasia-and an indispensable resource for practicing SLPs and other service providers-this book will help professionals strengthen the communication skills, social competence, and life satisfaction of people with aphasia. Includes brief, instructive case studies and quick-reference lists of communication strategies and supports.

Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist

Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist

Author: Wanda G. Webb, Richard Kenneth Adler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2019

A clear, concise, and approachable writing style helps students understand neurology in the context of speech-language pathology. Supplemented by a wealth of new illustrations and learning features for students, this new edition helps to demystify this often-daunting subject matter. The 5th edition also introduces a new author, Dr. Richard Adler, who brings a fresh perspective and an impressive clinical background. Case studies and clinical applications in clinically oriented chapters provide you with realistic clinical applications. Presents complex information clearly in a concise, easy-to-understand manner. Clinical emphasis throughout makes this text valuable as you move into clinical practice - and prepare for the Praxis exam. Evolve companion website has vocabulary flashcards and study questions with answers so students can assess their knowledge. Key terms in each chapter and an end-of-text glossary give you easy access to accurate, concise definitions. NEW! Separate section on pediatric speech and language disorders, including a chapter on the developing brain. EXPANDED! Updated sections on neurodiagnostic and neuroimaging procedures, as well as childhood apraxia of speech, fluency disorders, Autism, and TBI. NEW! Updated discussion of the anatomy and function of the cerebellum gives you the most current information. UPDATED! Covers the latest neuroimaging research on anatomy, physiology, and disorders of speech-language. EXPANDED! Discusses the brain connectivity and the neural network underlying learning and language. EXPANDED! Addresses motor control for speech production so you stay in the know.