Understanding Voice Problems

Author: Raymond H. Colton
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781609138745
Format: PDF
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"Understanding Voice Problems: A Physiological Perspective for Diagnosis and Treatment emphasizes the physiological perspective of voice disorders and the behavioral and emotional factors that can influence these changes. Readers will find a strong foundation in normal phonatory physiology and acoustics as well as pathophysiology arising from voice misuse, abuse, or neurological involvement. Coverage includes in-depth explorations of patient interviewing, history-taking, examination, and testing and discussions of pediatric and geriatric voice considerations. The book contains numerous illustrations, including full-color plates of vocal fold pathologies. A companion Website features nearly 30 video clips that demonstrate healthy, normally functioning larynges at work, plus larynges with various pathological problems"--Provided by publisher.

Understanding Voice Problems

Author: Janina K. Casper
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781742399
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Now in its 3rd edition, this book emphasizes the physiological perspective of voice disorders & the behavioral & emotional factors that can influence these changes. Coverage includes in-depth explorations of patient-interviewing, history-taking, examination & testing.

Understanding Voice Problems

Author: Raymond H. Colton
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780683020595
Format: PDF
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"This outstanding book emphasizes the physiological perspective of voice disorders - and the behavioral and emotional factors that can influence these changes." "Students will find a strong foundation in normal phonatory physiology and acoustics as well as pathophysiology arising from misuse, abuse, or neurological involvement. New to this edition is an expanded section on stroboscopic examination, interpretation, and findings - an effective introduction to this increasingly important clinical technology."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Voice and Laryngeal Disorders

Author: Sally K. Gallena
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323046223
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

I Am Intelligent

Author: Dianne Goddard
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762785985
Format: PDF, ePub
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This riveting memoir of extreme loss and unimaginable gain recounts the story of a child who, although unable to expressherself, lives fully aware of her limiting circumstances. Robbed of speech and bodily control, and despite her loving parents’ best efforts to help her, Peyton Goddard suffered neglect and ongoing abuse by many who dismissed her as autistic and severely mentally retarded. No one could have imagined that she possessed a brilliant mind in her uncooperative body until her first opportunity to communicate electronically at age 22 when she typed “i am intlgent,” a breakthrough reminiscent of The Miracle Worker. Today Peyton is following through on her vow to be an advocate on behalf of other devalued people. Her inspirational life helps readers transcend stereotypes and join her in the radical notion that, as she says, “All people are vastly valuable. Treasure all because great is each.”

Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders Fourth Edition

Author: Thomas Murry
Publisher: Plural Publishing
ISBN: 1944883061
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Clinical Management of Swallowing Disorders, Fourth Edition is a core graduate-level textbook that addresses the needs of students who will treat swallowing disorders as well as clinicians who currently treat swallowing disorders in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, and private outpatient clinics. The Fourth Edition has been revised to bring the reader up to date in all aspects of the management of swallowing disorders. New to the Fourth Edition: Full-color images throughoutTwo new chapters that focus on the instrumental evaluation of swallowing (Chapter 6) and feeding and swallowing treatment options with infants and children (Chapter 10)Liberal use of tables that highlight text materialRevised detailed glossary to explain medical and surgical terminologyExtensively revised throughout to contain current information, reviews, and definitionsClinical Management of Swallowing Disorders, Fourth Edition examines the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders in children and adults and emphasizes team management, swallowing safety, nutrition, behavioral treatments, and surgical options. The diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders is a major medical discipline that traverses multiple medical specialties, especially speech-language pathology and otolaryngology. The essential aspects of dysphagia management are presented in a format that both beginners and clinicians needing a practical update on dysphagia will find useful. 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.

Written Language Disorders

Author: Ann M. Bain
Publisher: Pro Ed
ISBN: 9780890798591
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The second edition of Written Language Disorders is designed especially for teachers, speech-language pathologists, tutors, and graduate students. It gives you the most up-to-date research and theory about complex writing disorders. Using Written Language Disorders you will update your knowledge base regarding the complex issues involved in evaluating students with writing disorders and in providing them with a cohesive treatment plan. This book is unique because it addresses students of all ages. The actual case studies presented in every chapter contain practical recommendations, making the text user friendly for the practitioner. The new edition includes: a completely revised chapter on using the computer to help students with writing disorders offers you state-of-the-art information as well as specific suggestions a current review of language tests and teaching materials saves you time and energy while you1re searching for the most effective products for your students spelling and handwriting presented as language-based processes rather than simple rote visual-motor and visual memory tasks two spelling chapters that address the older student with disordered spelling as well as the younger child at the beginning of the learning process.

Cleft Palate Craniofacial Anomalies Effects on Speech and Resonance

Author: Ann Kummer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133732364
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CLEFT PALATE & CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALIES: EFFECTS ON SPEECH AND RESONANCE 3E is the only book of its kind to cover both oral and facial anomalies, as well as cleft palate. Designed as a how-to guide for the practicing clinician, this book emphasizes what students need to know in the workplace to evaluate and treat individuals with speech disorders related to structural anomalies. Common craniofacial anomalies, associated anomalies, and genetic syndromes are also included. There is basic information on anatomy, physiology, and embryology of the face and oral cavity. The book covers how oral, dental, and ENT anomalies affect speech, resonance, and feeding. The evaluation section includes practical information on how to conduct a perceptual evaluation of speech and resonance and an intraoral examination. An overview chapter on instrumental procedures is provided for students, and chapters on how to perform and interpret these procedures is provided for clinicians. The treatment section includes surgical procedures and the use of prosthetic devices. Specific speech-therapy techniques are described for the treatment of speech errors associated with resonance disorders and velopharyngeal dysfunction. The need for multidisciplinary team assessment and treatment is also stressed. This book is easy to read to maximize learning. Many quality illustrative videos and video case studies are used to provide practical knowledge on how to evaluate and treat affected individuals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Stuttering

Author: Barry Guitar
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1608310043
Format: PDF
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Stuttering: An Integrated Approach to Its Nature presents the most comprehensive textbook on the topic today, providing an overview of the etiology and development of stuttering and details, appropriate approaches to accurate assessment and treatment. Exploring a variety of practice settings, this core introductory book grounds all topics in a firm basis of the disorder’s origin and nature. This edition has been thoroughly updated to address all current methodologies.