For courses in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
A clinical, case-based approach to communication sciences and disorders.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, A Contemporary Evidence-Based Perspective introduces students to the field through clinicians, patients and families. Rich with examples, the first part covers foundational concepts of development, anatomy, physiology, augmentative and complex communication. Following these foundations, the second part highlights inherited and acquired disorders affecting children and older adults. A new chapter features multicultural topics, while an expanded chapter delves into advancements in assessment and intervention. Strong themes of literacy weave throughout.