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.
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.