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Publication

Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology
A Resource Manual

Sixth Edition
Kenneth G. Shipley, Julie G. McAfee
Details:
700 pages, Color Illustrations (4 Color), Spiral Bound, 8.5 x 11"
Included Media:
Companion Website
ISBN13:
978-1-63550-204-6
Release Date:
11/01/2019
$129.95

Overview

THE SIXTH EDITION IS COMING IN NOVEMBER 2019!


This thoroughly updated sixth edition of the best-selling text Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology remains an invaluable resource for instructors, students, and clinicians. The book covers the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of a wide range of communication disorders in adults and children. This one-of-a-kind manual provides a comprehensive package of reference materials, explanations of assessment procedures, practical stimulus suggestions, and hands-on worksheets and screening forms.

The highly practical resource is separated into four easy-to-navigate sections: Part I highlights preparatory considerations; Part II includes procedures and materials for obtaining, interpreting, and reporting assessment information; Part III provides materials and suggestions for assessing communicative disorders. Part IV presents a quick-reference section, providing information on hearing considerations, medical diagnoses, and caregiver handouts.

This must-have sixth edition reflects the latest research, best practices, and important trends and developments for assessment in speech-language pathology.


New to the Sixth Edition

  • Updated content throughout to reflect current research and practice
  • New chapter on Selective Mutism
  • New section covering the assessment of transgender voice
  • New Caregiver Handout Series: “What is…?”, which provide a summary of many communication disorders, written in lay terms for a client or caregiver audience
  • Updated Sources of Additional Information in every chapter, with addition of recommended mobile applications for speech-language assessment


Key Features

  • Full-color design with images, charts, and illustrations to engage readers and display key concepts
  • Each chapter concludes with practical forms, including worksheets, checklists, and additional sources of information
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Chapter tabs with separate colors for quick and easy access
  • Access to a PluralPlus companion website with PowerPoint lecture slides, quizzes for each chapter, and printable forms and worksheets

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About The Authors

Kenneth G. Shipley

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Julie G. McAfee

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