A Guide to Clinical Assessment and Professional Report Writing in Speech Language Pathology

Author: Cyndi Stein-Rubin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1435485327
Format: PDF, Docs
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A GUIDE TO CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND PROFESSIONAL REPORT WRITING IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY, 1E not only provides guidance for the often overwhelming process of assessing speech and language disorders but also offers robust diagnostic report writing tools in one user-friendly resource. Organized by disorder, this book is the only one to provide a sample report for each of the major communicative disorders discussed. It also includes a chapter devoted to basic report writing skills and grammar. The assessment aspects of the book offer an in-depth chapter on counseling, a detailed and comprehensive chapter on dysphasia for both pediatric and adult populations, and a clear and practical chapter on assessment of accent. Each chapter is written by experts in their area of communication disorders and provides the following information: background and characteristics of the disorder; parameters for assessment; pertinent interview questions; an inventory and explanation of relevant formal and informal assessment measures in narrative and table format; a section on differential diagnosis to assist in teasing out the specific problem; and a sample case history with assessment tools chosen for that vignette along with rationale for making such selections. All this information is woven into a sample diagnostic report and a similar assignment is provided for practice, making this an ideal resource for ESL learners as well as students preparing for the praxis. Every chapter includes a list of key vocabulary and a glossary to familiarize your students with the professional vernacular relevant for writing diagnostic reports. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech language Pathology

Author: M. N. Hegde
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401818050
Format: PDF, Docs
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Teaching and learning to write in technical and professional language is an important part of speech-language pathology education. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology, 3e has a long-standing tradition as the only product that covers writing skills that are specific to the profession of speech-language pathology. This product includes guidelines of scientific and professional writing based on the fifth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) and provides new rules of usage and their correct and incorrect exemplars. A Coursebook on Scientific and Professional Writing for Speech-Language Pathology is divided into three parts covering basic writing skills that are the foundation of good writing, scientific writing in accordance with the fifth edition of APA, and writing assessment reports, treatment plan, progress reports, and professional correspondence.

Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition

Author: Reza Shaker
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461437792
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Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition is the first in class comprehensive multidisciplinary text to encompass the entire field of deglutition. The book is designed to serve as a treasured reference of diagnostics and therapeutics for swallowing clinicians from such diverse backgrounds as gastroenterology, speech language pathology, otolaryngology, rehabilitation medicine, radiology and others. Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition brings together up-to-date information on state-of-the–art diagnostic and therapeutic modalities form disciplines of gastroenterology, speech language pathology, otolaryngology and radiology through contributions of 28 innovators, and master clinicians for the benefit of patients and providers alike. It concisely organizes the wealth of knowledge that exists in each of the contributing disciplines into one comprehensive information platform. Manual of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques for Disorders of Deglutition provides a one-stop destination for members of all specialties to obtain state-of-the-knowledge information on advanced diagnostic modalities and management. It is an essential reference for all deglutologists.

Clinical Decision Making in Developmental Language Disorders

Author: Alan G. Kamhi
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781557668820
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SLPs--get ready to work effectively with children and adolescents who have developmental language disorders with this indispensable resource. Highly respected editors Alan G. Kamhi, Julie J. Masterson, and Kenn Apel have developed a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind text that Teaches assessment and intervention. The book's first half shows SLPs how to assess spoken and written communication skills and select targets for intervention, and the second half is an extensive guide to interventions for specific areas of language development. Covers the widest range of topics. Current and future practitioners will get clear, explicit guidance on all the practical issues they'll face on a daily basis. Addresses a broad age span. Readers will discover how to manage the specific issues they'll encounter when assessing and intervening with infants, toddlers, preschool children, school-age children, and adolescents. Incorporates both scientific evidence and clinical insight. More than two dozen expert contributors lay out the latest research and add their own wisdom from years of practice--showing readers how to use sound clinical judgment to fill the gaps in available evidence. The most complete treatment of this critical subject area, this essential text will prepare SLPs to make the best possible clinical decisions--and improve the communication and overall quality of life for children and adolescents with developmental language disorders. Clinical Decision Making in Developmental Language Disorders is a part of the Communication and Language Intervention Series

Survival Guide for the Beginning Speech language Clinician

Author: Susan Moon Meyer
Publisher: Pro Ed
ISBN: 9780890799819
Format: PDF, ePub
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Survival Guide for the Beginning Speech-Language Pathologist, Second Edition will guide you when taking your first clinical steps toward a career as a speech-language pathologist. Graduate and undergraduate students, as well as beginning therapists, will find this book useful and easy-to-understand. It provides realistic, practical, and comprehensive overviews of clinical problems that are often encountered by beginning clinicians and offers solutions to those problems. It also prepares you for what you will experience along the way. This text does not focus on the numerous principles and theories which underlie various aspects of the clinical process because these are thoroughly covered in undergraduate and graduate courses. The second edition has expanded and updated information on many topics, including parent conferences and the concomitant reports, group therapy and play therapy, preparing for public schools, and more. Writing quality reports remains a major focus of the book. Drawing on her more than 30 years of experience, the author teaches the ins and outs of report writing. She provides many real-world examples of reports, showing what to do and what not to do. You'll make the transition from theory to practice much easier using this book as your guide. Let this book help you avoid common pitfalls and provide you with a solid foundation for your practice--from the very first day in the clinic.

Hegde s PocketGuide to Treatment in Speech language Pathology

Author: Mahabalagiri N. Hegde
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780769301587
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Always a popular purchase at meetings and in stores across the country, this handy reference is a best-seller in its previous edition. Newly revised and updated, students and clinicians alike will be sure to make this a top choice for years to come.

Report Writing for Speech language Pathologists and Audiologists

Author: Mary H. Pannbacker
Publisher: Psychological Corporation
ISBN: 9780890798676
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Pannbacker (speech-language pathology, Louisiana State U. Health Science Center-Shreveport) provides numerous examples and worksheets designed to reinforce the information given about ethical considerations, clinical reports, reporting of outcome data, clinical correspondence, computerized report writing, reading and writing clinical research reports, and oral reports. Some 25 pages of sample reports and education programs are included in appendices. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Professional Communication in Speech Language Pathology

Author: A. Embry Burrus
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1944883320
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In Professional Communication in Speech-Language Pathology: How to Write, Talk, and Act Like a Clinician, Third Edition, the authors introduce student clinicians to the various types of written and verbal communication they will encounter across three different clinical settings: university clinics, medical settings, and public schools. The text is written in a student-friendly manner, with appendices that provide examples of correspondence, diagnostic and treatment reports, data sheets, and important acronyms in medical and school settings. Chapters cover verbal interactions with families, allied professionals, and supervisors, as well as written communication across the university, medical, and school settings. Also included are scenarios written in the form of vignettes that address issues of ethics, interviewing, and procedures for managing protected health information. The third edition also includes expanded coverage of: Writing measurable short-term goalsElectronic medical recordsGenerational differencesProfessional writingProfessional written correspondenceUpdated documentation requirements

Assessment of Communication Disorders in Children

Author: M.N. Hegde
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1944883819
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Assessment of Communication Disorders in Children: Resources and Protocols, Third Edition offers a unique combination of scholarly information, invaluable resources, and time-saving protocols on assessment of communication disorders in children. Most resource books offer limited research and scholarly information, thus making them unsuitable as textbooks for academic courses on assessment and diagnosis. Similarly, most traditional textbooks do not include practical, easy-to-use, and time-saving resources and protocols that the practicing clinicians can readily use during assessment sessions. By combining the strengths of traditional textbooks with newer assessment resources and protocols, this one-of-a-kind book offers a single, comprehensive source that is suitable as a textbook and useful as a practical clinical resource. This bestselling and trusted text: Covers the full range of communication disorders in children, including nonverbal or minimally verbal childrenIncludes an extensive discussion of issues in using standardized tests along with detailed information on psychometric principles and offers a detailed discussion of alternative assessment approaches that minimize the problems inherent to standardized testsDescribes a new, comprehensive, and integrated assessment approach that derives its strengths from the traditional as well as several alternative approachesAddresses the multicultural issues in assessing communication disorders in children and integrates multicultural assessment procedures into the assessment protocols offered for all communication disordersContains two chapters for each disorder: one on resources that offers scholarly and research background on the disorder and one on resources that describe practical procedures and protocols that save preparation time and effort for the clinician New to the Third Edition: All Resources chapters reflect current research and assessment principles and proceduresUpdated listings and descriptions of published, standardized tests that are commonly used in the assessment of communication disorders in children are providedRevisions of several assessment procedures and protocols, based on recent research, are includedA single streamlined chapter combines research and practical information on assessing ethnoculturally diverse children with alternative and integrated assessment approachesEach chapter contains a summary and sample study questions