Diagnosis and evaluation in speech pathology

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Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2008 - Medical - 451 pages
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The Seventh Edition of Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathologycontinues to be the leading text in its field, providing a practical process approach to the diagnosis and evaluation of speech and language disorders. This easy-to-read, yet comprehensive resource provides a strong foundation in diagnosis and evaluation for students in training and clinicians alike. It develops a rationale for each type of assessment, including both standardized and non-standardized approaches. This text is ideal for practitioners and clinicians who are struggling to stay in tune with the rapidly changing field of Speech-Language Pathology.

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Contents

Illustrating the Importance of Measurement in Current Trends
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The World Health Organization
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Diagnosis to Determine the Etiology of the Problem
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William O. Haynes has been teaching courses in speech-language pathology at the university level for over thirty years and is currently a professor at Auburn University. Having written over fifty scientific articles and textbooks, Dr. Haynes is the author of "Communication Disorders in the Classroom" (Jones & Bartlett, 2006), "Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathology" (Allyn & Bacon, 2003) and "Communication Development" (Williams and Wilkins, 1998). Carole E. Johnson is a professorat Auburn University and has been teaching courses in audiology at the university level for almost twenty years. She has over 45 publications and has successfully written federal grants for many of her projects. Dr. Johnson is the author of "Handbook of Outcomes Measurement in Audiology" (Singular-Thomson, 2002) and "Guidebook for Support Programs in Aural Rehabilitation" (Singular-Thompson, 1999).

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