The Seventh Edition of Diagnosis and Evaluation in Speech Pathology continues to be the leading text in its field, providing a practical process approach to the diagnosis and evaluation of speech and language disorders.
This easy-to-read, yet comprehensive resource provides a strong foundation in diagnosis and evaluation for students in training and clinicians alike. It develops a rationale for each type of assessment, including both standardized and non-standardized approaches. This text is ideal for practitioners and clinicians who are struggling to stay in tune with the rapidly changing field of Speech-Language Pathology.
Overviews the field and provides a case approach to diagnosing and evaluating speech disorders, emphasizing that diagnosis is a process conducted in the context of an interpersonal relationship that cannot be separated from treatment. Provides a rationale for each type of assessment, including both standardized and nonstandardized approaches. Appendices offer assessment instruments. This fifth edition reflects changes in the field since 1992, contains a new chapter on childhood dysphagia, and focuses on the client and on multicultural issues. For students and practicing clinicians. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.