Human Communication Disorders: An Introduction

Front Cover
George H. Shames, Noma B. Anderson
Allyn and Bacon, 2002 - Education - 663 pages
0 Reviews
/* 3706L-5, Shames, George H., Human Communication Disorders: An Introduction, 6e */ The leading introductory book in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, this book contains contributions from leading authorities which bring life to the world of people with communication disorders and excite students about the challenges and rewards of helping them. The book has been recommended as appropriate preparation for the clinical certification examination in Speech Pathology given by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Focuses on understanding the underlying nature of communication problems, and thoroughly explains the current theory and research. This book presents the "nuts and bolts" of clinical therapy at the depth of detail students of this subject require. The book covers a broad range of topics, and provides an overview of the discipline - its history, philosophy, ethics, professions, career opportunities, and legal and legislative foundations. The individual chapters are written by recognized experts in the field that the first-generation of authors have selected to continue the traditions of currency and expertise. Readers and Students interested in the introductory study of Communication Disorders.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

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


An Introduction
What Do SpeechLanguage Pathologists Do?
Attributes and Requirements

60 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information