Communication Disorders in the Classroom An Introduction for Professionals in School Settings

ISBN-10: 0763727431

ISBN-13: 9780763727437

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

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Description: The authors cover a range of impairments found in school-age children with suggestions for teacher intervention. Topics include legal issues, development of language and phonology, voice disorders and much more.

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Book details

List price: $144.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 9/12/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 411
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.870
Language: English

Preface
Communication Disorders in the Schools: Background, Legal Issues, and Service Delivery Models
Background Information: The Communication Disorders Professional
Communication Disorders in the Schools: Caseload Issues
Legal Issues: Public Laws Affecting Students with Communication Disorders
The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in the School System
Service Delivery Models
The Role of the Classroom Teacher in Identification, Assessment, and Treatment
References
Terms to Know
Study Questions
Normal Aspects of Communication
Introduction
Communication
Language
Speech
Hearing
Conclusion
References
Terms to Know
Study Questions
The Development of Language and Phonology
Early Communicative Development: Gestures and Language
Early Development of the Language Framework
Communicative Refinement After the Early Multiword Period: Five Stages of Development
Development of Speech Sounds and Phonology
Phonological Awareness
Conclusion
References
Terms to Know
Study Questions
Phonological Disorders
Background Information
Assessment Issues in Phonological Disorders
Direct Treatment of Phonological Disorders
Indirect Treatment of Phonological Disorders
How Teachers Can Help with Indirect Treatment
Conclusion
References
Terms to Know
Study Questions
Children with Limited Language
Background Information
Assessment Issues
Direct and Indirect Treatment for Children with Limited Language
Conclusion
References
Terms to Know
Topics for Discussion
Creating Communicative Opportunities
Characteristics of a Good Language Model and Interaction
Suggestions by Lucas for Naturalistic Language Treatment
Incidental Teaching Suggestions
Language Stimulation Techniques
Incorporation of Language Goals in Classroom and Home Activities
Social Aspects Related to Communication
Cognitive Skills Related to Language Development
School-Age and Adolescent Language Disorders
Background Information
Assessment Issues
Direct and Indirect Treatment for Students with Language Impairment
Conclusion
References
Terms to Know
Topics for Discussion
Dialectal Differences: African-American English as a Case Example
The Difference-Deficit Issue
Ethnicity, Race, and First Language Community
Regional Variations
Social Class Variations
Peer Group Identification
Communicative Context
Dialectal Continua
Specific Differences Between African-American English and Standard English
The Effects of Dialectal Variation on the Student
How Can the Classroom Teacher Deal with the Dialect Issue?
Dialects, Teachers, and the Speech-Language Pathologist
Conclusion
References
Terms to Know
Topics for Discussion
Fluency Disorders
Introduction
The Incidence and Prevalence of Stuttering
Causation and Development of Stuttering
Assessment Issues
Therapeutic Principles
Other Fluency Disorders
Conclusion
References
Terms to Know
Study Questions
Voice Disorders
Introduction
The Nature of Voice Production and Voice Disorders
Causations of Common Vocal Disorders
Vocal Assessment Issues and Parameters of the Voice
Direct and Indirect Intervention Options
Suggestions for Teachers
Background Information on Students with Altered Methods of Breathing
Conclusion
References
Terms to Know
Study Questions
Appendix
Hearing Impairment
Background Information
Assessment Issues
Treatment
Suggestions for Teachers of Hearing-Impaired Students
Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
Controversies
Support for the Classroom Teacher
References
Terms to Know
Study Questions
Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Syndromes
Background Information
Syndromes that Include Craniofacial Anomalies
Learning Problems in Children with Craniofacial Anomalies
Suggestions for Teachers
Conclusion
References
Terms to Know
Study Questions
Neurological Impairments
Introduction
The Nature of Neurological Problems
Students with Traumatic Brain Injury
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
References
Terms to Know
Study Questions
Communication Disorders and Academic Success
Students with Language Problems: The High-Risk Groups
Curriculum and Teaching Impact on Students With Language Problems
Impact of Phonological Disorders
Impact of Hearing Impairment
References
Terms to Know
Index
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