Communication Sciences and Disorders: An Introduction

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Communication Sciences and Disorders: An Introduction, introduces the topic in a clear and succinct manner that allows access to the most current theories, research, and practices through rich examples and anecdotes.  It employs a clinical case-based, life-span approach with special attention given to:

  • The application of knowledge, skills, and concepts through comprehensive case studies that include evaluation and treatment plans and multi-media samples.
  • The ecological impact of communication disorders at home, school, work, and community, with an emphasis on thinking about functional assessment and outcomes.
  • Multicultural issues with an emphasis on the interactions among culture, communication ability, and communication disability.
  • Research-based practices in assessment and intervention.
  • Pediatric impairments in feeding and swallowing.
  • Contemporary "hot topics" associated with the ongoing evolution of the speech, language, and hearing disciplines.

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Bringing the subject matter to life through comprehensive case studies and multi-media samples, Communication Sciences and Disorders: An Introduction examines the multi-faceted field and the new challenges that have emerged in recent years. The text introduces students to communication sciences, succinctly presenting to readers the most current theories, research, and practices through rich examples, literacy-focused content, and engaging anecdotes. 

 

With an emphasis on thinking critically about functional assessment and outcomes, Communication Sciences and Disorders helps students examine intersections between speaking, listening, reading, and writing within the framework of the ecological impact of communication disorders at home, school, work, and community.

 

New to the Second Edition

  • A new emphasis on literature draws connections between speaking, listening, reading, and writing, while special boxed features include inserts on a range of literacy-focused topics.
  • A focus on the use of technology in communication sciences and disorders shows students the many ways in which technology is continuously improving our knowledge and practice in the field.
  • A chapter on new research brings the most contemporary findings to reader.

 

Laura Justice is a professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University. The author of four books including Language Development: Theory to Practice and Scaffolding with Storybooks, Justice’s research centers on young children who exhibit developmental vulnerabilities in language and literacy acquisition and the effects of teacher- or parent-implemented interventions on children's learning.

About the Author:

Laura Justice is a professor in the School of Teaching and Learning at The Ohio State University. The author of four books including Language Development: Theory to Practice (Prentice Hall, 2007) and Scaffolding with Storybooks (International Reading Association, 2005), Justice’s research centers on young children who exhibit developmental vulnerabilities in language and literacy acquisition and the effects of teacher- or parent-implemented interventions on children's learning.

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