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Essential resources for research and study in Communication Disorders and related fields.
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The Communication Disorders collection at Waterfield Library supports the scholarly and research efforts in the Department of  Communication Disorders.  The collection provides resources in research and study areas for a Bachelor of Science degree with an area in Communication Disorders and a Bachelor of Arts degree with an area in Communication Disorders, as well as an Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology.


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Communication Disorders in Multicultural and International Populations - Dolores E. Battle
Call Number: RC423 .C6425 2012
ISBN: 9780323066990
Publication Date: 2011-10-27
Written by some of the top researchers and clinicians in the field, Communication Disorders in Multicultural Populations, 4th Edition offers an in-depth look at the major cultural groups in the U.S. and the issues concerning their communication development, common disorders, and treatment options. This fourth edition features a wealth of updates and new features?- including the latest research and added coverage of communication issues in countries such as Australia, China, Canada, and Brazil?- to give speech-language pathology students and speech-language pathologists a balanced and global perspective on the most topical multicultural communication issues of today.

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Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology - Donald R. Fuller; Barbara M. Peregoy; Jane T. Pimentel
Call Number: RC423 .F824 2012
ISBN: 9780781788373
Publication Date: 2011-01-17
This textbook aligns the basic science of anatomy and physiology with the applied art and science of communication disorders. The content is approached from a clinical perspective so that students understand the application of the content. Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology is unique for its presentation of elementary and introductory anatomy and physiology in a framework of clinical practice.

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Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders - Leonard L. LaPointe (Editor)
Call Number: RC425 .A615 2011
ISBN: 9781604062618
Publication Date: 2011-01-05
New Edition of the Bestseller Praise for the Second Edition:Easy to read...chapters are well written...relevant and valuable...can be used as introductory well as provide refreshing readings for clinicians in the field.--Logopedics, Phoniatrics, Vocology In Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders - now in a concise, fully updated Fourth Edition - world-renowned authorities provide in-depth information on the characteristics and etiology of brain-based disorders. Succinct chapters cover the latest advances in the management of aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementias, and right hemisphere syndrome. In this edition, for the first time, the expert authors present a modern approach that goes beyond traditional assessment and treatment to incorporate contemporary cultural, linguistic, and quality-of-life concerns. Features: Integrates the clinical and humanistic aspects related to aphasia in a way that accurately reflects how the discipline is being taught in classrooms today Full-color illustrations of the brain and nervous system supplement expanded chapters on neuroanatomy and neurophysiology Easy-to-read textboxes and review questions at the end of each chapter are ideal for quick reference and self-study The most comprehensive yet succinct resource available in the field today, this reference is a must-have for every student, resident, or practitioner involved in speech language pathology and the treatment of communication disorders.

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Augmentative and Alternative Communication - David R. Beukelman; Pat Mirenda
Call Number: RC429 .B48 2012
ISBN: 9781598571967
Publication Date: 2012-09-14
As AAC use continues to flourish and new technology revolutionizes the field, tomorrow¿s service providers need current, authoritative information on AAC for children and adults with communication disorders. That¿s why David Beukelman and Pat Mirenda have revised and updated the bestselling Augmentative and Alternative Communication¿the trusted, widely adopted graduate-level text on communication disorders and AAC.

The foundational textbook for SLPs, OTs, PTs, teachers, and other professionals in clinical and educational settings, this fourth edition is a definitive introduction to AAC processes, interventions, and technologies that help people best meet their daily communication needs. Future professionals will prepare for their work in the field with critical new information on

¿ advancing literacy skills (new chapter by Janice Light and David McNaughton)
¿ conducting effective, culturally appropriate assessment to determine AAC needs
¿ choosing AAC interventions appropriate for age and ability
¿ selecting AAC vocabulary tailored to individual needs
¿ using new consumer technologies as easy, affordable, and non-stigmatizing communication devices

Readers will get a thorough overview of communication and AAC issues for people with specific developmental disabilities (including cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, and autism) and acquired disabilities (such as aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and degenerative cognitive and linguistic disorders). And with helpful photos, figures, and photocopiable forms, readers will be ready to collect and use important information on assessment, individual communication needs, classroom supports, and more.

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