Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology A Resource Manual

ISBN-10: 1401827519
ISBN-13: 9781401827519
Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)
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List price: $257.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 3/8/2004
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 544
Size: 9.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

This valuable reference is a cornerstone resource for clinicians working with the gamut of communication disorders. This new edition has a completely updated design, with the addition of a second color to highlight key content. The book has been updated to include two new chapters on foundation of assessment and multicultural issues in assessment to make this the most comprehensive resource manual on assessment in speech-language pathology. It continues to offer users a wide range of procedures and materials for obtaining and interpreting assessment data, and reporting assessment findings to clients, caregivers, and other professionals?all of which are directly applicable to clinical work and are useful instructional tools for students. To help the clinician and student access more specific disorder and assessment information, each chapter concludes with a section called Sources of Additional Information containing references and websites. This new edition comes with a free CD-ROM containing additional resources and the forms from the text in several formats for users to download, print and photocopy, and modify for individual clinical use.

Tables
Forms
Figures
Preface
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
Preparatory Considerations
Foundations of Assessment
Overview of Assessment
Psychometric Principles
Validity
Reliability
Standardization
Assessment Methods
Norm-Referenced Tests
Criterion-Referenced Tests
Authentic Assessment Approach
Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 1 Forms
Multicultural Considerations
Preassessment Knowledge
Know the Culture of the Client
Know the History of the Client
Know the Normal Communicative Patterns of the Client's Dominant Language
Normal Patterns of Second Language Acquisition
Planning and Completing the Assessment
Making a Diagnosis
Working with Interpreters
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 2 Forms
Speech and Language Characteristics of African American English
Speech and Language Characteristics of Spanish
Speech and Language Characteristics of Asian Languages
Obtaining, Interpreting, and Reporting Assessment Information
Obtaining Preassessment Information
Written Case Histories
Allergy Awareness
Information-Getting Interviews
Questions Common to Various Communicative Disorders
Questions Common to Specific Communicative Disorders
Information from Other Professionals
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 3 Forms
Sample Release of Information
Sample Request for Information
Sample Referral for Medical Evaluation
Evaluating Preassessment Information
Speech, Language, and Motor Development
Medical Conditions Associated with Communicative Disorders
Syndromes Associated with Communicative Disorders
Standard Medical Abbreviations
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Reporting Assessment Findings
Information-Giving Interviews
Illustrations to Use When Conveying Information
Writing Assessment Reports
Clinical Correspondence
Writing SOAP Notes
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Three Sample Clinical Reports
Sample Release of Information Form
Three Sample Clinical Correspondences
Resources for Assessing Communicative Disorders
Assessment Procedures Common to Most Communicative Disorders
Oral-Facial Examination
Interpreting the Oral-Facial Examination
Assessing Diadochokinetic Syllable Rates
Speech and Language Sampling
Conversation Starters for Eliciting a Speech-Language Sample
Pictures
Narratives with Pictures
Evaluating Rate of Speech
Determining Speech Rate
Determining Intelligibility
Syllable-by-Syllable Stimulus Phrases
Reading Passages
Charting
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 6 Forms
Assessment of Articulation and Phonological Disorders
Overview of Assessment
Screening
Formal Tests
Speech Sampling
Identifying Sound Errors
Stimulability
Assessing Stimulability of Consonants
Developmental Norms for Phonemes and Blends
Frequencies of Occurrence of Consonants
Descriptive Features of Phonemes
Distinctive Features of Consonants
Phonological Processes
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 7 Forms
Assessment of Language
Overview of Assessment
Assessment Approaches
Components of Language
Language Disorder Categories
Screening
Assessment of Early Language Development
Piaget's Stages of Early Cognitive Development
Late Talker vs. Language Disordered
Formal Language Testing
Informal Assessment
Language Sampling and Analysis
Determining the Mean Length of Utterance
Assessment of Pragmatic Skills
Assessment of Semantic Skills
Determining the Type-Token Ratio
Assessment of Syntactic Skills
Assessment of Morphologic Skills
Making a Diagnosis
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 8 Forms
Assessment of Fluency
Overview of Assessment
Speech Sampling
Evaluating the Speech Sample
Descriptions of Dysfluencies
Dysfluency Indexes
Associated Motor Behaviors
Physiological Factors
Speech Rate
Assessing Feelings and Attitudes
Parental Concern
Avoidance and Expectancy
Criteria for Diagnosing Stuttering
Estimating Severity
Stimulability
Cluttering
Assessment
Stimulability
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 9 Forms
Assessment of Voice and Resonance
Overview of Assessment
Screening
Need for Medical Evaluation
Examining the Voice
Assessment Instrumentation
Normal Fundamental Frequencies
Assessing Breathing and Breath Support
The S/Z Ratio
Assessing Resonance
Hypernasality
Assimilation Nasality
Hyponasality
Assessing Velopharyngeal Function
The Pressure Consonants
The Modified Tongue Anchor Procedure
Stimulability
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 10 Forms
Assessment of Neurologically Based Communicative Disorders
Overview of Assessment
The Cranial Nerves
Differential Characteristics of Dysarthria and Apraxia
Assessment of Dysarthria
Assessment of Apraxia
Developmental Apraxia of Speech
Assessment of Aphasia
Assessment of Right Hemisphere Syndrome
Assessment of Clients with Traumatic Brain Injury
Assessment of Clients with Dementia
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 11 Forms
Assessment of Dysphagia
Overview of Assessment
Overview of a Normal Swallow
Bedside Assessment of Dysphagia
Administration and Interpretation
Videofluoroscopy and Videoendoscopy
Videofluoroscopy
Videoendoscopy
Bedside Assessment of the Tracheostomized Client
The Blue-Dye Test
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 12 Form
Assessment of Four Special Populations
Overview of Assessment
Assessment of Clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Characteristics of the Five Autism Spectrum Disorders
Early Indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Assessment and Diagnosis
Assessment for Augmentative or Alternative Communication (AAC)
Assessing Sensory and Motor Capabilities
Assessing Language and Cognitive Skills
Determining the Most Appropriate AAC System
Assessment of Laryngectomees
Alaryngeal Communication Options
Assessment of Clients with Cleft Lip or Palate
Assessing Speech and Resonance
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 13 Forms
Assessment of Hearing
Types of Hearing Losses
Conductive Hearing Loss
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Mixed Hearing Loss
Central Auditory Disorder
Retrocochlear Pathology
Standard Classification of Hearing Loss and the Effects on Communicative Development
Screening
Interpreting Audiograms and Tympanograms
Audiograms
Tympanograms
Speech Audiometry
Environmental Noise Levels
Hearing Aids
Troubleshooting Hearing Aid Problems
Cochlear Implants
Vibrotactile Aids
Concluding Comments
Sources of Additional Information
Chapter 14 Form
Glossary
References
Index

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