Clinical application focus featuring case studies, clinical vignettes, and suggested projects helps you apply concepts to professional practice.
Straightforward, conversational writing style makes this book easy to read and understand.
More than 230 tables and boxes summarize important information such as dialogue examples, sample assessment plans, assessment and intervention principles, activities, and sample transcripts.
UNIQUE! Practice exercises with sample transcripts allow you to apply different methods of analysis.
UNIQUE! Helpful study guides at the end of each chapter help you review and apply what you have learned.
Versatile text is perfect for a variety of language disorder courses, and serves as a great reference tool for professional practitioners.
Highly regarded lead author Rhea Paul lends her expertise in diagnosing and managing pediatric language disorders.
Communication development milestones are printed on the inside front cover for quick access. Chapter objectives summarize what you can expect to learn in each chapter.Updated content features the latest research, theories, trends and techniques in the field.
Information on autism incorporated throughout the text
Best practices in preliteracy and literacy instruction
The role of the speech-language pathologist on school literacy teams and in response to intervention
New reference sourcesStudent/Professional Resources on Evolve include an image bank, video clips, and references linked to PubMed.
Barbara Connolly and Patricia Montgomery present case studies of five children with frequently encountered impairments and functional limitations. The case studies illustrate the application of current motor development, motor control, and motor learning theories as well as the development of evaluation and intervention strategies.
Incorporated within Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities,Third Edition is the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. The disablement model, as used in the Guide, assists therapists in identifying functional limitations and creating their own intervention strategies.
Updated chapter topics include review traditional and contemporary theories of neural control, test and measures used in pediatrics, organizational models for intervention, and, assistive devices. Unique to the Third Edition are chapters for research in the era of evidence based practice and aging issues for individuals with developmental disabilities. Over 175 figures are used to create a visual representation of the topics addressed.
With informative figures, excellent case studies, and a problem-solving approach, Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities, Third Edition is the perfect resource for both students and practicing clinicians.
Genetic Hearing Loss branches into syndromic and nonsyndromic categorical directions in its coverage of the genetics behind hearing loss. Authored by 60 internationally recognized researchers, the book describes the normal development of the ear, updates the classification and epidemiology of hearing loss, and surveys the usage of audiometric tests and diagnostic medical examinations.