Higher Education

Childhood Apraxia of Speech Resource Guide, 1st Edition

  • Shelley Velleman, Ph.D. University of Massachusettes, Amherst
  • ISBN-10: 0769301657  |  ISBN-13: 9780769301655
  • 192 Pages
  • © 2003 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $162.00

About

Overview

This resource guide summarizes what is currently known about the complicated disorder of childhood apraxia of speech. Fundamental aspects of the disorder are discussed in depth and different viewpoints regarding apraxia are compared, eliminating the need to track down multiple sources. Detailed practical assessment and treatment guidelines provide speech language pathologists with a framework of how to help children with apraxia and the motivation behind each treatment. Case studies bring material into a real world context.

Features and Benefits

  • Includes a bibliographies of electronic resources (websites, listservs, software products) and suggested books for young children with apraxia of speech, and a glossary of relevant termsof verbal dyspraxia.
  • Author has a decade of clinical service to children with phonological delays and disorders
  • Focuses on practical and applicable guidelines for helping children with the disorder not the theoretical debate of the nature apraxia of speech

Table of Contents

Preface.
1: Core Knowledge.
2: Assessment.
3: Treatment.
4: Case Studies.
Appendix A: Electronic Resources.
Appendix B: Suggested Books for Young Children with CAS.
Appendix C: International Phonetic Alphabet.
Glossary.
References

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Shelley Velleman, Ph.D.

Communication Disorders Department. University of Massachusettes, Amherst.