Clinical Decision Making in Fluency Disorders

Front Cover
Cengage Learning, May 8, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 576 pages
CLINICAL DECISION MAKING IN FLUENCY DISORDERS presents therapeutic tools for the speech-language pathologist to assist patients who stutter. Recent empirical evidence is interwoven with real world examples of the diagnostic and therapeutic options that both the speaker and the clinician will consider. CLINICAL DECISION MAKING IN FLUENCY DISORDERS also reviews goals, techniques for assessment and counseling, and ongoing disorder management. An online companion website provides video commentary by the author, slides created in PowerPoint correlated to chapter, as well as video and audio examples of various fluency problems and therapeutic sessions.
Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Clinician and the Therapeutic Process
1
The Nature of Fluent and Nonfluent Speech The Onset of Stuttering
43
A Historical Perspective of Etiologies
83
Beginning the Assessment Process with Adolescents and Adults
145
The Assessment Process with Young Speakers Preschool and Schoolage Children
239
Facilitating the Therapeutic Process
287
Counseling and People Who Stutter
317
Successful Management of Stuttering for Adolescents and Adults
353
Assessment and Management for Atypical Fluency Disorders
491
Indicators of Successful Change During Treatment
529
Indicators of Successful Change Following Treatment
571
Epilogue
603
References
605
Name Index
681
Subject Index
695
Copyright

Facilitating Fluency for Preschool and SchoolAge Children
423

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information