Survival Guide for the Beginning Speech language Clinician

Author: Susan Moon Meyer
Publisher: Pro Ed
ISBN: 9780890799819
Format: PDF
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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.

Voice and Laryngeal Disorders

Author: Sally K. Gallena
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323046223
Format: PDF, Docs
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This interactive workbook-style text highlights important concepts in the evaluation and treatment of voice and laryngeal disorders. It features 24 case studies for 11 disorders, plus audio samples to help students and entry-level clinicians become familiar with a broad spectrum of voice disorders, diagnostic report information, and treatment plans. It is an ideal review tool for those seeking certification. Five sections cover Case Studies, Evaluation, Treatment, Learning Opportunities and Unsolved Case Studies to build clinician knowledge and practical skills. Speech disorders across the life span are detailed through overviews, efficacy data to support therapy techniques, case studies and pre- and post-therapy audio samples. Case Studies teach students to analyze and describe disordered voices and engage in diagnostic and treatment plan processes. Accompanying CD contains 30 audio samples of voice disorders, solutions to Labs and Unsolved Case Studies, electronic copies of evaluation forms and other resources to be used in the clinical setting. Clinical forms and templates are included for use in assessing and treating various speech disorders. Pediatric and adult "unsolved" case studies require students to solve problems, develop treatment plans, and refine clinical writing skills via written summaries, recommendations and goals. Unsolved Case Studies encourage critical thinking, problem solving, assessment and clinical documentation skills essential for clinical practice. Addresses clinical competencies in voice, resonance, and alaryngeal speech as specified by ASHA Knowledge and Skills Acquisition (KASA) Summary Form for certification. Speech-Language Pathology PRAXIS exam topics are addressed to prepare students for the exam.

Survival Guide for School based Speech language Pathologists

Author: Ellen Pritchard Dodge
Publisher: Singular
ISBN: 9780769300450
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This comprehensive book presents a practical, how-to approach for creating meaningful and effective speech and language programs in the schools. It includes all you need to know to succeed in the public schools that you did not learn in graduate school. This valuable resource is loaded with detailed how-to tips and strategies for assessment, managing heavy caseloads, dismissal criteria, intervention, collaborating with parents and teachers, writing IEPs, and documenting progress, and designing communication programming for all students. It includes such diverse topics as phonology, articulation, fluency, language, voice, autism, augmentative alternative communication, hearing impairments, cultural diversity, and behavior disorders. This book is a must have for anyone who needs quick access to clear, detailed information on how to work effectively in the school system.

Goal Writing for the Speech Language Pathologist and Special Educator

Author: Gozdziewski
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 128410480X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Geared for undergraduate and graduate students, Goal Writing for the Speech-Language Pathologist and Special Educator details different types of goals, essential elements of goals, how to establish goals from information garnered from evaluations, and how to write continuing goals for the field of Speech-Language Pathology and Communication Sciences. It is written for students in a Clinical Methods/Clinical Practicum course who are about to being their clinical experience in SLP. Real-world exercises are provided throughout in order to provide realistic examples of what students may encounter in speech and hearing clinics, hospitals, and schools. Goal writing is practiced by SLPs on a daily basis, and understanding how to turn diagnostic information into therapy is a difficult, yet crucial, task. This important subject is not covered in depth in other clinical methods titles yet is a skill all students and clinicians must master.

Der lange Weg zur Freiheit

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104031541
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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»Ich bin einer von ungezählten Millionen, die durch Nelson Mandelas Leben inspiriert wurden.« Barack Obama Eine fast drei Jahrzehnte währende Gefängnishaft ließ Nelson Mandela zum Mythos der schwarzen Befreiungsbewegung werden. Kaum ein anderer Politiker unserer Zeit symbolisiert heute in solchem Maße die Friedenshoffnungen der Menschheit und den Gedanken der Aussöhnung aller Rassen wie der ehemalige südafrikanische Präsident und Friedensnobelpreisträger. Auch nach seinem Tod finden seine ungebrochene Charakterstärke und Menschenfreundlichkeit die Bewunderung aller friedenswilligen Menschen auf der Welt. Mandelas Lebensgeschichte ist über die politische Bedeutung hinaus ein spannend zu lesendes, kenntnis- und faktenreiches Dokument menschlicher Entwicklung unter Bedingungen und Fährnissen, vor denen die meisten Menschen innerlich wie äußerlich kapituliert haben dürften.

Speech Language Pathology Assistants

Author: Jennifer A. Ostergren
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1944883274
Format: PDF, Docs
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Speech-Language Pathology Assistants: A Resource Manual, Second Edition, is a practical, easy-to-use manual that can be used by both SLPAs and SLPA educators. The text defines the roles of SLPAs and their supervisors - offering additional insight into the scope of practice of an SLPA per current American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recommendations—and includes discussions, strategies, and examples of real-world issues, such as using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Also included within the chapters are "Things to Consider" sections, which address important factors and modifications that can enhance the effectiveness of treatment activities. For example, incorporating play, literacy, and speech sound remediation into treatment or modifying the clinical interface to enhance group therapy dynamics for children and adults. Initial chapters are devoted to specific aspects of an SLPA's development, such as chapters on ways SLPAs can enhance clinical service through understanding of goals, lesson plans, data collection, and note-writing. Likewise, chapters on professional practice offer insight into ethical problem-solving, presenting a professional image, developing mentoring relationships, working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations, and the use of self-reflection for self-improvement. These chapters are followed by key principles for SLPAs to incorporate in clinical services provided to specific populations and disorders. New to the Second Edition: This second edition contains relevant updates in the field of speech-language pathology and recent research and references throughout. Included are additional "A Day in the Life" stories of actual SLPAs—their daily activities, rewards and challenges they face, and their words of wisdom to fellow SLPAs. New to this edition are four important chapters applicable to the work of an SLPA. This includes a chapter specific to behavioral principles and the use of positive behavioral supports and intervention (PBIS). New chapters were added in the areas of early intervention and the important topic of language intervention in children—both of which are highly pertinent to the roles of most SLPAs. A chapter was also added to address key principles in service provision for adults with neurologic disorders, including an overview of common treatment approaches for the disorders of aphasia, right hemisphere brain dysfunction (RHBD), cognitive-communicative disorders associated with TBI, apraxia of speech, and dysarthria. Speech-Language Pathology Assistants: A Resource Manual, Second Edition is a key resource for enhancing skills and highlighting professional practice issues, for clinical practicum training or future employment. This is a text both SLPAs and SLPA educators will want to have on their bookshelves. Disclaimer: Please note that ancillary content (such as documents, audio, and video, etc.) may not be included as published in the original print version of this book.

Professional Communication in Speech Language Pathology

Author: A. Embry Burrus
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1944883320
Format: PDF, Docs
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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