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Communication Sciences and Disorders: A Clinical Evidence-Based Approach, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Laura M. Justice, Erin E. Redle

Published by Pearson

Published Date: May 21, 2013


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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, 3/e, 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.

Table of Contents


1.      Fundamentals of Communication Sciences and Disorders

2.      An Overview of Communication Development

3.      Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Communication and Communication Disorders

4.      Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Complex Communication Needs

5.      Communication Disorders in a Multicultural World



6.      Evidence-Based Practices in Assessment and Intervention

7.      Child Language Disorders

8.      Adult Language Disorders and Cognitive-Based Dysfunctions/Reading Disabilities

9.      Speech Sound Disorders

10.  Fluency Disorders

11.  Voice Disorders

12.  Motor Speech Disorders: Apraxia and Dysarthria

13.  Pediatric Hearing Loss

14.  Hearing Loss in Adults

15.  Feeding and Swallowing Disorders

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$68.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-312376-0