In addition to explicit guidelines that prepare examiners to purposefully and competently perform oral-facial inspections from a generalist perspective, Oral-Facial Evaluation for Speech-Language Pathologists offers detailed adaptations that facilitate evidence gathering for selected special-needs populations. These include: children in birth-to-five age groups, individuals with social and cognitive challenges, persons with sensory limitations, and older adults.
A stand-alone, comprehensive resource, this manual lends itself to both professional practice and clinical teaching while promoting a rigorous, evidence-based model for oral-facial inspection practices within the profession of speech-language pathology. Furthermore, this manual is useful for improving efficiency, accuracy, and consistency of practice across the discipline, from novice clinician to seasoned practitioner.
Key features:Narrated videos that demonstrate adult and child oral-facial inspections that correspond to the manual proceduresSixty-eight black and white illustrationsThorough glossary of termsForeword written by Dr. Raymond D. Kent