Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology: A Resource Manual
This best-selling, widely lauded resource has been carefully revised to be the most important edition yet. Clinicians have come to depend on this accessible, easy to navigate resource manual for a wide range of procedures and materials for obtaining, interpreting, and reporting assessment data. In this new edition, you’ll find a new chapter on literacy, including much-needed information on reading and writing assessment. There is also updated and expanded coverage of autism, auditory processing disorders, and pediatric dysphagia. The reproducible, customizable forms have been updated as needed, both in the text and in the CD-ROM, which is available separately, giving you unlimited access to these clinical resources. Now in beautiful full color, all illustrations have been completely updated for greater clarity and diversity. Additionally, chapters are color coded for easy navigation. Clinicians, instructors, and students all agree that this is one of the most valuable assessment resources available to speech-language pathologists.
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So this book is completely and utterly amazing. I have used it for every assignment over the course of my degree. It was not a required textbook, but once I found it in the library I didn't want to let it go. However, soon the word spread about the amazingness of this book, and other students started getting snarky, as I continually extended my loan, and then openly gloated about how I found this brilliant book that is useful for everything. Rather than getting lynched by the rest of my cohort, I saved up my pennies and bought it, and returned the loaner copy to the library. I think it's pretty safe to say that without this book, I would be lost. I love you, Shipley & McAfee.
This was a required textbook and I have LOVED it. It is full of good information but on top of that the design is streamlined and straightforward. It is well organized and FULL of incredibly useful charts, questionnaires, lists, tables. This is hands-down the most broadly useful textbook I have bought. I am still in grad school and internships and I use it regularly even though the class was a year or more ago, and I will definitely be using materials out of it when I am working in the field next year. I highly recommend it and if you don't feel like you have a good assessment book, get this one! The only drawback is that I didn't think the content of the disc was super helpful. I would read the manufacturer's specs just to be sure you want it before spending extra on one that includes it.