CLEFT PALATE SPEECH, 3rd Edition is a text covering the assessment and treatment of speech-language problems associated with cleft lip and palate as well as other craniofacial anomalies. It reviews and critiques the pertinent literature regarding surgical, prosthetic and behavioral management of clefts and related problems.New author team, hand-picked by the previous authors, brings new expertise and a fresh perspective to a proven textExcellent illustrations, including many new photos, make the text visually appealing and the content more accessibleThis is the only text on the market to comprehensively examine the most current research literature, making it the most relevant text to both theory and clinical practiceAll chapters have been re-written or extensively updated, ensuring that the material is timely and up to speed with its competitorsNew author team, endorsed by the previous authors as respected experts in their field, will bring a fresh perspective and new ideas to a proven text.
All chapters have been updated or rewritten, providing more accurate and timely information.Dental material expanded to include more information on normal dental development. This subject is often glossed over by texts in this field.
New information on dental implants and the use of palatal obturators and speech bulbs has been included, eliminating the need for secondary dental sources for this information.New and expanded information on psychosocial development and adjustment issues for children and adolescents with cleft palate. This has become increasingly important in this field; instructors and students will look for the most comprehensive information about this topic.
More emphasis has been placed on clinical aspects, making the text more practical and user-friendly. Text cites the most current research available and includes extensive reading lists in each chapter for the doctoral student and research.
New illustrations include charts, graphs, line drawings, and photographs, allowing the reader to visualize the concepts presented in the text.Instructor's Manual helps the instructor organize each class period with helpful outlines, lesson plans and suggested projects / activities.
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