Daniel R. Boone The Voice and Voice Therapy

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The Voice and Voice Therapy

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The best-selling voice text with the most complete voice treatment material in the field has a new look and a new sound, with a new DVD that brings voice problems and therapy to life for students. The seventh edition of The Voice and Voice Therapy, by well respected experts in the field, boasts the most up-to-date facilitation techniques and the best tested clinical stimulation approaches available today. The new companion DVD illustrates voice problems in children and adults, as well as methods of relevant therapy, enabling students and professionals alike to see and hear what they are reading about. The seventh edition divides voice disorders into three causal areas (functional, organic, and neurogenic) with a separate chapter devoted to each area. Evaluation procedures are then presented with some emphasis given to particular evaluation strategies for identified causal areas. The smooth transition between these areas reinforces understanding. Disorders not often addressed ? including sulcus vocalis, muscle tension dysphonia, and paradoxial vocal fold dysfunction ? are also covered.

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The Voice and Voice Therapy, Seventh Edition, the best-selling voice text with the most complete voice treatment material in the field has a new look and a new sound, and a new DVD that brings voice problems and therapy to life for students.

Highlights of the Seventh Edition

  • TECHNOLOGY ADVANTAGE A new DVD, packaged FREE with every text, illustrates the seventh edition, allowing students to see and hear voice evaluation and therapy.
  • More references and literature citations throughout keep the text current with the latest research.
  • New and revised sections on respiratory disorders and therapies carefully describe and incorporate new literature on working with children with asthma and paradoxical vocal fold disorders.
  • Four chapters pay increased attention to children's voice problems, giving students an appreciation for learning voice therapy services for patients of all ages.

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About the Author:

Daniel R. Boone celebrates his 55th year as a speech-language pathologist with the publishing of this eighth edition of The Voice and Voice Therapy. Dr. Boone has held professorships over the years at Case Western Reserve University, University of Kansas Medical Center, University of Denver, and the University of Arizona (where he is now a professor emeritus).

Dr. Boone is a former president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing As-sociation and holds both a fellowship and the honors of that organization. He is the author of over 100 publications and is well known nationally and interna-tionally for his many lecture and workshop presentations. Perhaps Dr. Boone is best known for his love of his students and turning them on to the excitement of clinical voice practice.


Stephen C. McFarlane is a professor emeritus at the School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received ASHA honors in 1999. He received both his

B.S. and M.S. from Portland State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Washington. Dr. McFarlane has a long history of research interests in the area of voice disorders. Study of the outcomes from voice therapy and the development of new treatment techniques is of particular interest. He has been published in dozens of books and journals, among them Seminars in Speech and Language; American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, Phonoscope, and Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery.


Shelley L. Von Berg teaches, practices, and researches in the areas of voice, dysphagia, and motor speech disorders in adults and children at the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at California State University, Chico. She earned her M.S. and Ph.D. from the School of Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno. She has presented on the assessment and intervention of neurogenic speech-language disorders nationally and abroad. Dr. Von Berg has been published in the ASHA Leader Series; Unmasking Voice Disorders; Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools; Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery; and Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal.  


Richard I. Zraick is an associate professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. His research interests include voice disorders, neurologically-based communication disorders, adult speech disorders, and clinical skills training for speech-language pathology students.

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