Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathology

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Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, 2004 - Medical - 444 pages
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The Sixth Edition of "Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathology" continues to be the leading text in its field, providing a practical process approach to diagnosing and evaluating speech and language disorders. This easy-to-read, yet comprehensive resource provides a strong foundation of diagnosis and evaluation developing a rationale for each type of assessment, including both standardized and non-standardized approaches.

This text Introduces diagnosis and evaluation as a process conducted in the context of an interpersonal relationship between clinician and client. Case examples that illustrate the concepts covered in the text and allow students to apply ideas in a real-world context are incorporated throughout. Each chapter addresses non-standardized testing issues and highlights the most updated and current literature, clinical procedures, and technological advances.

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter on multicultural issues in assessment.
  • References have been updated throughout every chapter.
  • Figures illustrating the process of diagnosis for each disorder area are included throughout the text.
  • Expanded emphasis on literacy issues.
  • Additional information on dysphagia is included.

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About the author (2004)

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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