Introduction to Communicative Disorders 4 Pap/DVD Edition
by M. N. Hegde (Author)
The newly revised Introduction to Communication Disorders, Fourth Edition contains current and extensive information on both the science of communication and the profession of communicative disorders. It is an indispensable resource both for professors and students interested in this exciting interdisciplinary field.
All chapters of this popular text have been revised. A new chapter on literacy skills in children and the role of the speech-language pathologists in literacy intervention has been added. The chapter on medical speech-language pathology now includes extended discussions of swallowing and its disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and dementia. The chapter on language acquisition and disorders now includes school-age and older children in addition to preschool children. The single chapter of audiology and audiologic rehabilitation has now been increased to two chapters. Expanded information is provided on autism spectrum disorders and other special topics in speech-language pathology.
This edition also includes several supplemental resources to enhance teaching and learning:
Student DVD features a host of rich learning opportunities through photos, videos, audio clips, Web links, and Student Interactive Tests. Students can print images or insert them into Microsoft Word documents to help them learn the concepts. The Student DVD also includes speech samples from real clients with various communication disorders and brief demonstrations of treatment procedures with real clinicians and clients. The Student DVD also has a search function.
Complete Kit Includes: Textbook and Student DVD.
About the Author
M. N. (Giri) Hegde is a professor of communicative sciences and disorders at California State University, Fresno. He holds a master s degree in experimental psychology from the University of Mysore, India, and a post-master s diploma in medical psychology from Bangalore University, India. His doctoral degree in speech language pathology is from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. Dr. Hegde is a specialist in research methods, fluency disorders, language, and treatment procedures in communicative disorders. He has made many professional and scientific presentations to national and international audiences on a wide variety of topics in communicative disorders. He has published many research articles and serves on several national and international journal editorial boards. He has published over
25 critically acclaimed books on a wide range of subjects in speech language pathology and has edited many books as well. He has received numerous state and
national professional accolades and honors, including the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Southern Illinois University, the ASHA Fellow Award, and the Outstanding Professor Award from California State University, Fresno.
Paperback: 640 pages
Publisher: P Ed; 4 Pap/DVD edition (January 31, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.2 x 9.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds