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Publication

Motor Speech Disorders

Edited by: Gary Weismer
Details:
315 pages, Illustrated (B/W), Hardcover, 7 x 10"
ISBN13:
978-1-59756-115-0
Release Date:
11/01/2006
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Overview

Designed to work in conjunction with graduate textbooks in motor speech disorders, this collection showcases the state of the art in motor speech disorders. Leading names in the field review the history, current practice and future trends, neural models, acoustics and measurement, speech technology, and treatment approaches. Chapters are carefully constructed and include key points, summaries, references, and supplemental reading.

  • CHAPTER 1:
    • The Shaping of a Field
      Gary Weismer
  • CHAPTER 2:
    • Motor Speech Disorders: History, Current Practice, Future Trends and Goals
      Joseph R. Duffy
  • CHAPTER 3:
    • Neural Perspectives on Motor Speech Disorders: Current Understanding
      Gary Weismer
  • CHAPTER 4:
    • Speech Breathing in Motor Speech Disorders
      Gary Weismer
  • CHAPTER 5:
    • Voice and Motor Speech Disorders: Technology, Data, Clinical Application
      Eugene H. Buder
  • CHAPTER 6:
    • Segmental Articulation in Motor Speech Disorders
      Kris Tjaden
  • CHAPTER 7:
    • The Role of Speech Perception in Motor Speech Disorders
      Julie M. Liss
  • CHAPTER 8:
    • Dysphagia in Patients with Motor Speech Disorders
      John C. Rosenbek and Harrison N. Jones
  • CHAPTER 9:
    • Interventions to Improve Intelligibility and Communicative Success for Speakers with Dysarthria
      Katherine C. Hustad and Gary Weismer
  • INDEX

About The Editor

Gary Weismer

Gary Weismer, PhD, is Oros-Bascom Professor Emeritus in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Pennsylvania State University, and his doctorate from UW-Madison in 1975. Dr. Weismer’s research publications concern speech production in healthy talkers, and speech production and intelligibility phenomena in persons with motor speech disorders. Dr. Weismer served twice as Associate Editor for the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research (formerly the Journal of Speech and Hearing Research), as Associate Editor at Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica (FPL) from 1994-2011, and as Editor-in-Chief at FPL from 2011-2016. During his 35 years at UW-Madison Dr. Weismer won several teaching awards, including for mentoring efforts in the UW-Madison Honors program. Dr. Weismer mentored 16 doctoral students during his career, many of whom are currently scientific leaders and university administrators. He is a past member of the Executive Board of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics, a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, and past Chair of his department. His research was supported by NIH for more than 25 years.

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