Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech Language Pathologist

Author: Deborah R. Welling
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284149390
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, Second Edition is specifically written for the speech-language pathologist working with hearing impaired populations. This accessible text incorporates the expertise of audiologists along with the knowledge and experience of speech-language pathologists. The theories and training of both disciplines are combined in order to facilitate the practical application of foundational audiological information into speech-language pathology practice.

Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech Language Pathologist

Author: Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education Dept of Speech-Language Pathology Seton Hall University South Orange New Jersey Deborah Welling
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 144965732X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist is specifically written for the speech-language pathologist working with hearing impaired populations. This helpful text incorporates the expertise of audiologists along with the knowledge and experience of speech-language pathologists and combines the theories and training of both disciplines in order to facilitate the practical application of foundational audiologic information into speech language pathology practice. This comprehensive text also covers the type and degree of hearing loss and the resulting auditory, speech, and language difficulties. The speech-language pathologist (SLP) may find him- or herself working in a wide range of settings, including medical, educational, rehabilitative, and industrial. Regardless of the setting, throughout their career they are quite likely to find themselves working with an individual who is hard of hearing or deaf. It is perhaps even more likely that the SLP will work with multiply impaired individuals with a wide variety of comorbidities, one of which may be hearing loss. Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist will help prepare SLP students and professionals with key knowledge for a wide-range of clinical encounters involving hard of hearing and deaf populations. Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Language Pathologist is consistent with the current education philosophy of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Specifically, it addresses both knowledge and skills by integrating the science and technical aspects of audiology with current habilitative and rehabilitative strategies of the field. Pedagogical features include Chapter Objectives, Key Terms, Chapter Summaries, and Discussion Questions. KEY TOPICS Behavioral and objective auditory screening and assessment, interpretation of results, and treatment considerations Concomitant acoustic, speech, language, and communication effects associated with different types and degrees of hearing impairment The hearing impaired child in the school setting, including description of laws for children with hearing impairment, parental rights, classroom modifications, and troubleshooting techniques for amplification and assistive listening devices A review of the evaluation of speech and language skills in the hearing impaired population and a list of appropriate tools for use by speech-language pathologists to assess these abilities Social emotional and counseling issues ANIMATIONS Sound Traveling Through the Ear Standard Testing Protocol and Procedures Normal Hearing Minimal Hearing Loss Otitis Media Moderate Sensorineural Hearing Loss "Cookie Bite" Audiogram Mixed Hearing Loss High Frequency Hearing Loss Profound Hearing Loss Soundfield Testing Pseudohypacusis Instructor Resources: Instructor s Manual, PowerPoint Presentations, Test Bank Student Resources: Navigate Companion Website"

Survey of Audiology

Author: David A. DeBonis
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205531950
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This introduction to audiology text emphasizes the technical and scientific aspects of audiology, blended with other essential humanistic skills–active listening, empathy, client/family-centered protocols and collaboration with family members and other professionals. This book helps students develop the skills needed to address the needs of clients as human beings and as individuals who have communication disorders. The authors specifically address importance of audiology knowledge for the scope of practice in both speech-language pathology and audiology. This text is written to be a resource for the student of audiology, speech-language pathology and other allied health professions long after the course is completed. Written by two audiologists with more than 20 years of combined teaching experience, information in the text is presented in very clear, understandable language and is organized based on first-hand knowledge of formats that will be most useful to students. Because the authors also have nearly 40 years of combined clinical experience, the text is full of illustrative examples to further reinforce concepts introduced. New to this Edition: An extensive new section on balance disorders An expanded chapter on disorders of the ear. Updated information on digital hearing aids, cochlear implants, stacked ABR, auditory steady state response, and tinnitus. Increased coverage of the profession of Audiology.

Audiology

Author: Fred H. Bess
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781740241
Format: PDF, ePub
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Designed for students in audiology, speech-language pathology and special education, this introductory level text begins with an emphasis on the fundamentals and then guides students to more complex topics. The logical sequential organization parallels curricula of most audiology courses to facilitate the learning process. Designed to accent contemporary perspectives, the Third Edition is fully updated with revised content, new references and suggested readings, up-to-date images, added vignettes in many chapters, and a companion Website (http: //connection.LWW.com/go/bess).

Brain Based Communication Disorders

Author: Leonard L. LaPointe
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1597567043
Format: PDF, ePub
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Brain-Based Communication Disorders introduces the reader to the major clinically recognized types of acquired speech/language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders encountered by clinicians working with child and adult neurological cases. The text provides contemporary and state-of-the-art content on these disorders in terms of their neuropathological bases, clinical symptomatology, and prognosis. Basic anatomy and physiology of human communication and swallowing is introduced, as well as the neural mechanisms controlling speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing functions. In addition to the traditional acquired speech/language disorders of the nervous system (aphasia; neuromotor speech disorders) content including communication impairments caused by traumatic brain injury, multisystem blast injuries, and degenerative disorders of the nervous system is also provided. The reader is also introduced to the principles that govern the assessment and treatment for both pediatric and adult populations.

Foundations of Audiology

Author: Miles E. Peterson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131185685
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Fundamentals of Audiology is a concise alternative that presents the basic aspects of audiology and audiometry in one streamlined resource. Ideal for practitioners in speech-language pathology, nursing, or other health care professions, this new book provides a review of the audiology profession, the basics of sound, coverage of normal hearing function, and the causes and effects of hearing loss. With over 100 figures, pictures, and graphs, it provides a thorough explanation of audiometry, screening programs, and special procedures for difficult-to-test populations. A separate chapter summarizing rehabilitation and approaches to intervention is also included.

Language Development Foundations Processes and Clinical Applications

Author: Nina Capone Singleton
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449685056
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Language Development: Foundations, Processes, and Clinical Applications, Second Edition provides an accessible overview of language development covering the typical course of language development within the clinical context of language assessment and intervention. The Second Edition examines the biological, developmental, and environmental systems of neurotypical children, and the role of these systems as linguistic input in the child s environment contributing to language development. This comprehensive resource, written and contributed by over 20 experts in the field, provides students with an understanding of the foundations of language development in terms of each individual child s communication needs. With case studies woven throughout the text, students are able to follow the progress of children with normal language development as well as those showing signs of problems. These cases and clinical practice applications will help students prepare for the clinical challenges they will face in their professional careers. Every year, new information, new theories, and new evidence are published about development to explain the complexities that create and facilitate the language acquisition process. The authors who have contributed to this text provide the latest research and perspectives on language development among neurotypical children. This valuable text bridges biological, environmental, technological, and professional venues to advance the development of professionals and children alike. What s new in the Second Edition? New chapter on syntactic development including morphology New chapter covering school-age language New case study highlighting school-age language Expanded content on morphology including morphological analysis Instructor Resources: PowerPoint Presentations, Test Bank Student Resources: Companion Website Every new copy of the text includes an access code for the companion website. eBook offerings do not include an access code."

Scientific Foundations of Audiology

Author: Anthony T. Cacace
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1944883185
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With advancements across various scientific and medical fields, professionals in audiology are in a unique position to integrate cutting-edge technology with real-world situations. Scientific Foundations of Audiology provides a strong basis and philosophical framework for understanding various domains of hearing science in the context of contemporary developments in genetics, gene expression, bioengineering, neuroimaging, neurochemistry, cochlear and mid-brain implants, associated speech processing and understanding, molecular biology, physics, modeling, medicine, and clinical practice. Key features of this text include: Highly technical information presented in a cohesive and understandable manner (i.e., concepts without complex equations)Discussion of integrating newly developed technology within the clinical practice of audiologyState-of-the-art contributions from a stellar array of international, world-class experts Scientific Foundations of Audiology is geared toward doctoral students in audiology, physics, and engineering; residents in otolaryngology, neurology, neurosurgery, and pediatrics; and those intermediaries between innovation and clinical reality.

Children With Hearing Loss

Author: Elizabeth B. Cole
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1597565881
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The third edition of Children With Hearing Loss: Developing Listening and Talking, Birth to Six provides updated information from the previous two editions for both professionals and parents facilitating spoken language through listening (auditory brain access, stimulation, and development) in infants and young children with hearing loss. Also addressed is auditory brain development, audiologic technologies, auditory skill development, spoken language development, as well as family-focused intervention for young children with hearing loss whose parents have chosen to have them learn to listen and talk. Additionally, this new edition is expanded to reflect important and rapidly evolving changes that have developed in the past five years, including: Application of neuroscience research to our knowledge of the foundations of listening and talking (Chapter 1)Current information on vestibular function in infants and young children (Chapters 2 and 3)Essential technology updates (Chapter 5)Expansion of the discussion of types of services a child with age-appropriate skills needs to sustain a positive academic trajectory (Chapter 6)Discussion of the use and efficacy of coaching and other parent guidance strategies (Chapter 10)Updated resources (Appendix 6) This text is intended for undergraduate- and graduate-level training programs for professionals who work with children who have hearing loss and their families. This third edition is also a valuable resource for parents, listening and spoken language specialists (LSLS), speech-language pathologists, audiologists, early childhood instructors, and teachers. Furthermore, much of the information in Chapters 1 through 5 and Chapter 7 is beneficial to individuals of all ages with hearing loss, especially newly-diagnosed adults.