Clinical Management of Motor Speech Disorders in Children

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Anthony J. Caruso, Edythe A. Strand
Thieme, 1999 - Medical - 408 pages
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Speech-language clinicians who work with children have for a long time had trouble obtaining clinical reference material designed specifically for children. This comprehensive book furnishes the reader with a complete source of information on assessment, treatment, and management strategies for children with developmental apraxia, disarthria, and stuttering.

A Brandon-Hill Selection.

Special features of this work include:

  • More extensive coverage of several topics including pediatric dysphagia and management of disfluency as a motor speech disorder
  • Contributing writers are clinicians actively working with children
  • An innovative chapter on an integrated treatment approach in developmental apraxia
  • Discussion of treatment efficacy issues, a particularly timely topic

This timely book integrates neuroanatomical and neurophysiological development issues with speech motor control and motor learning as a basis for treatment planning and service provision. Written by some of the leading clinicians and researchers in the field, it presents a strong theoretical framework to view cases within, but also provides real clinical practical information. Plus, information is presented in a manner that is easily applied by clinicians and students.

  

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Contents

Neurophysiology and Functional Development
29
Assessment Procedures for Treatment Planning in Children with
73
TactileKinesthetic
149
Treatment of Children Exhibiting Phonological Disorder with
187
Management of Children with Dysarthria
209
Perspectives on Stuttering as a Motor Speech Disorder
319
Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Children with
345
Functional Treatment Outcomes in Young Children with Motor
385
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Associate Professor and Consultant, Division of Speech Pathology, Department of Neurology (E 8-A), The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

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