Cerebral Palsy Resource Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists

ISBN-10: 1401817920

ISBN-13: 9781401817923

Edition: 2005

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A new title in the Resource Guide Series, this text is a practical tool providing speech-language pathologists working in schools, clinics, or medical settings with information regarding the assessment and treatment of communication and feeding/swallowing disorders in children and adults with cerebral palsy. In addition to a cutting edge review of cerebral palsy, this resource provides assessment and treatment resources and tools that the clinician can use directly with clients. Case studies round out the book, providing users with excellent models of assessment and treatment in action with this special population.
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List price: $164.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/18/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

About the Author
Core Knowledge
Definition of Cerebral Palsy
Types of Cerebral Palsy
Causes of Cerebral Palsy
Congenital Cerebral Palsy
Acquired Cerebral Palsy
Neuroanatomic Lesions in Cerebral Palsy
Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy
Ataxic Cerebral Palsy
Timing of Lesions
Incidence and Prevalence of Cerebral Palsy
Conditions Associated with Cerebral Palsy
Physical Impairments Associated with Cerebral Palsy
Behavioral Disorders Associated with Cerebral Palsy
Cognitive Disorders Associated with Cerebral Palsy
Communication Disorders Associated with Cerebral Palsy
The Natural History of Cerebral Palsy
Life Stages
Treatment for Individuals with Cerebral Palsy
Approaches to Treatment
Movement Patterns
Development of Normal Movement Patterns
Development of Movement Patterns in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Speech Production
Development of Normal Speech Production
Development of Speech Production in Children with Cerebral Palsy
The Dysarthrias of Cerebral Palsy
Feeding and Swallowing
Normal Development of Feeding and Swallowing Skills
Feeding and Swallowing in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Saliva Control
Normal Development of Saliva Control
Saliva Control in Individuals with Cerebral Palsy
Language Development
Normal Language Development
Language Development in Individuals with Cerebral Palsy
Assessment of Speech Production
Posture and Movement
Structural Integrity of the Speech Mechanism
Respiratory Function
Laryngeal Function
Velopharyngeal Function
Orofacial Function
Rating Involvement of the Component Parts
Intelligibility and Severity of Dysarthria Ratings
Assessment of Feeding and Swallowing
The Infant and Young Child
The Older Child and Adult
Assessment of Drooling
Quantification of Drooling
Evaluation of Orofacial Structures
Evaluation of Swallow
Language Assessment
The Infant and Young Child
The Older Child and Adult
Considerations in Establishing a Prognosis
Natural History of the Disorder
Diagnostic Therapy
Level of Cognitive Function, Language Development, and Memory
Availability of Appropriate Services
Presence of Other Disorders
Approaches to the Treatment of Dysarthria
The Neurodevelopmental Treatment Approach
Physiologic Approach
Nonspeech Approaches
Goals of Treatment
Frequency and Duration of Treatment
Treatment of Dysarthria
Positioning and Handling
Management of Respiratory Support
Management of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
Management of Laryngeal Function
Management of Orofacial Function
New Directions in Treatment of Dysarthria
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Systems
Treatment of Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Structural Differences
Neuromotor Involvement
Developmental Issues
Behavioral Issues
Treatment of Drooling
Conservative Management
Management of Posture
Management of Oral Motor Function and Swallow
Behavioral Management
Intraoral Appliances
Pharmacologic Management
Surgical Intervention
Treatment of Language Disorders
The Infant and Young Child
The Older Child and Adult
Treatment Outcomes
Case Studies
Management of Abnormal Movement Patterns to Allow for More Normal Development
David-2 Years, 0 Months
Use of a Bite Block in the Management of Dysarthria
Jackie-7 Years, 3 Months
Management of Speech Breathing
Katy-13 Years, 4 Months
Management of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
Michael-28 Years
Gross Motor Classification System for Cerebral Palsy
Oral Manometer
An "Around-the-House" Manometer
Desensitization Procedures
Jaw Control Technique
Reading List by Topic
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