Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders

Fifth Edition
Marilyn A. Nippold
  • Pages 376
  • Format 7" x 10"
  • Product Code 14221 ( MR #064869 )

Price $71.00

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The fifth edition of Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders uses detailed illustrations and easy-to-read text to introduce the broad range of topics in the field. Its contents provide a clear organizational structure in five sections:

• Communication and Communication Disorders
• Language Development and Disorders
• Speech Disorders
• Hearing Disorders
• The Profession of Communication Sciences and Disorders

New to the fifth edition:

• The informal writing style makes the content more readable and easier to grasp. This is especially helpful for students encountering most of these topics for the first time.
• The content can be covered in one semester.
• Sections have been added on assessing voice and adult neurogenic disorders.
• Information on diversity and multicultural issues has been updated and expanded.
• This textbook now discusses the impact of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders–Fifth Edition (DSM-5) on the field of communication sciences and disorders, especially as it affects the communication needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
• Also included in this edition is a description of how evidence-based practices have emerged to guide clinicians providing services to clients with communication disorders.
• Embedded quick response codes (QR), take the reader directly to the relevant videos and websites.
• All the chapters have been thoroughly updated, revised, and reorganized.
• All references have been completely updated.

  • Table of Contents

  • Preface

  • Copyright 2016