9780763776480

Communication Disorders in Educational and Medical Settings

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763776480

  • ISBN10:

    0763776483

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-10-15
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Summary

Communication disorders are among the most frequently encountered disabilities seen by educational professionals (classroom teachers, special educators, school psychologists, teaching assistants) in the school setting and health professions practitioners (physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, nurses aides) in the medical/clinical environment. Communication Disorders in Educational and Medical Settings is a useful guide for the speech-language pathologist in working with other professionals in school and medical environments and includes practical suggestions for involvement of these professionals in the assessment and remediation process. This valuable resource will help speech-language pathologist students gain an appreciation of the variety of roles and responsibilities they will take on in educational and medical settings and how to work with educational and health professionals.This text is also helpful for health professions practitioners and educational professionals to gain basic knowledge of the nature of various communication disorders and become aware of how they might play a role in the treatment process in collaboration with the speech-language pathologist. Whether you are an educator, health professional or speech-language pathologist, you will find this accessible introduction to the field of communication disorders to be exciting, interesting and relevant to your future work.Features:- Presents a broad coverage of the field of communications disorders, yet remains at an accessible introductory level- Focuses on work settings and collaboration- Provides suggestions for teachers and health professionals on how to deal with patients who have communication disorders and how to cooperate with the SLP- Covers themes highlighting assessment information, treatment overviews, tips for educators, and tips for health care professionals - Addresses educational impacts of speech/language problems as well as coverage of quality of life issues across the life span for each communication disorder- Useful to a wide range of professionals

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