Half Title Page.
Table of Contents.
Understanding Communication Disorders.
1: What Is Voice? What Is Speech? What Is Language?.
2: Communication Basics.
3: An Introduction to Human Communication Disorders.
4: Disorders of Speech and Language.
5: Developmental Language Disorder (Phonological Disorder).
6: Sensory Impairments That Affect Communication.
7: Central Auditory Processing Disorder.
8: Disorders and Conditions That May Include or Create Challenges in Communication.
9: Statistics about Voice, Speech, Language, or Swallowing Disorders.
The Personal, Social, and Economic Impact of Communication Disabilities.
10: The Impact of a Communication Disorder on Family and Interpersonal Relationships.
11: The Impact of Communication Disorders on Learning.
12: Cultural Attitudes toward Communication Disabilities and Stigma.
13: Should You Disclose Your Communication Disability to Your Employer?.
Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Caregiving.
14: Assessment for Communication Disorders.
15: The Importance of Early Intervention.
16: Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
17: Speech–Language Pathology.
19: Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties That Co-occur with Communication Disorders.
20: Coping with a Learning Disability.
21: Coaching for Adults with Learning Disabilities.
22: Caregiving for People with Acquired Communication Disorders.
23: Recent Advances in Voice, Speech, and Language Research.
Protections, Rights, and Benefits.
24: Disability Rights History.
25: The Neurodiversity Movement.
26: The Right to Effective Communication.
27: Accommodations for Communication Disorders Through the IDEA.
28: The Individualized Educational Plan (IEP).
29: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
30: Telecommunications Access for People with Disabilities.
31: Employment Rights.
32: Social Security Disability Program.
33: Supplemental Security Income.
Organizations That Provide Services for People with Communication Disorders.