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This book is a must-have resource for anyone considering or involved in a program of study in audiology, speech-language pathology, or speech-language-hearing sciences. Written by members of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) with contributions from a wide range of clinical and academic professionals, this guide is relevant and useful to students who are at any point along the path towards a career in communication sciences and disorders (CSD). This comprehensive guide includes advice for students from the time they are in high school until they graduate with their master's, doctorate, and/or post-doctorate. Providing background on the disciplines, practical advice, and helpful checklists for use during a program of study this resource also includes important information on professional specialty areas, settings, and career options. This survival guide will be an invaluable companion throughout a CSD academic career.
Table of Contents
|Contributors to the First Edition||p. xiii|
|Contributors to the Second Edition||p. xv|
|Information about the Professions||p. 1|
|Professions in Communication Sciences and Disorders||p. 3|
|Job Outlook and Salary Expectations||p. 9|
|The Importance of Shared Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Courses||p. 17|
|Year-by-Year Guides||p. 21|
|Advice for High School Students||p. 23|
|Advice for Freshmen and Sophomore Years||p. 31|
|Advice for Junior and Senior Years||p. 43|
|Advice for the First Year of Graduate School||p. 59|
|Advice for the Final Year of Graduate School||p. 69|
|Advice for the Clinical Practicum||p. 77|
|Advice for the Audiology Externship or Clinical Fellowship||p. 85|
|The Certificate of Clinical Competence||p. 93|
|Doctoral Degrees and Applying to a Doctoral Program||p. 99|
|Information about Post Doctorates||p. 105|
|Advice for Special Populations||p. 107|
|Advice for Parents of Students Applying to Graduate Communication Sciences and Disorders Programs||p. 109|
|Advice for Adults Returning to College to Pursue a Communication Sciences and Disorders Degree||p. 117|
|Advice for Students from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds||p. 123|
|Advice for Students with an Undergraduate Degree in Another Discipline||p. 129|
|Advice for U.S. and International Students Studying Abroad||p. 135|
|The Basics of Money, Research, Writing, and Interviews||p. 143|
|Financing your Communication Sciences and Disorders Education||p. 145|
|Research Basics||p. 153|
|Writing a Thesis||p. 157|
|Writing for the Clinical Practicum||p. 165|
|Résumé and Interview Preparation||p. 179|
|Professional Associations||p. 203|
|The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association||p. 205|
|American Speech-Language-Hearing Association||p. 211|
|Special Interest Divisions||p. 221|
|Professional Associations in Communication Sciences and Disorders||p. 241|
|Organizational Tools||p. 247|
|Suggested Readings||p. 249|
|Key Acronyms and Phrases Used in Communication Sciences and Disorders||p. 251|
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