Higher Education

Diagnosis in Speech-Language Pathology, 2nd Edition

  • J. Bruce Tomblin, Ph.D. Professor in Dept. of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa
  • Hughlett L. Morris, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus Dept. of Speech Pathology & Audiology - Head and Neck Surger University of Iowa
  • D.C. Spriestersbach, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus University of Iowa
  • ISBN-10: 0769300502  |  ISBN-13: 9780769300504
  • 536 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1994
  • © 2000 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $167.25



Presents a model for diagnosis followed by detailed on the application of that model to each disorder category. Provides students with strong foundation for the diagnostic process and encourages continuous exploration of diagnostic methods. Up to date coverage in each chapter, with useful clinical resources.

Features and Benefits

  • Expanded information on the wide range of ages seen by clinicians
  • Diagnostic objectives and procedures clarified to facilitate understanding and application
  • Includes new tests and measurement techniques
  • Emphasis on developing a model of diagnosis that adapts to new information and is specific to clinical setting

Table of Contents

Preface. List of Contributors. Perspectives on Diagnosis. Multicultural Issues in Speech and Language Assessment. The Clinical History. The Exit Conference. The Oral Mechanism. Language Disorders. Speech Sound Disorders. Stuttering. Voice Disorders. Assessing Language in the Classroom and Curriculum. Aphasia and Related Disorders. Motor Speech Disorders. Head and Neck Cancer. Cleft Palate. Disordered Swallowing. Adults with Mental Retardation. Children Who Are Hard of Hearing. The Child Who Has Severe or Profound Hearing Loss. Index.