Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Gillam, Ronald B., PhD, CCC-SLP, Marquardt, Thomas P., PhD, and Martin, Frederick N., PhD
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 83
An excellent introductory text for undergraduate students enrolled in their first course in communication sciences and disorders
Written by experts in the field, this text contains basic information about speech disorders that are related to impairments in articulation, voice, and fluency; language disorders in children and adults; and hearing disorders that cause conductive and sensorineural hearing losses.
It includes basic information on the speech, language, and hearing sciences and practical information about assessment and intervention practices. Unlike some other introductory text books, this book also includes chapters on multicultural issues, deafness, dysarthria, and dysphagia.