Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders

Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders

Lead Author(s): Mary Peterson

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An introductory text for students pursuing pre-professional education in speech, language and hearing sciences. May meet general education requirements.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1.        Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders and Human Communication

Chapter 2.        Anatomy and Physiology of Speech Production

Chapter 3.        Ear Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 4.         Hearing Function, Acoustics and Psychoacoustics

Chapter 5.        Normal Language Examined

Chapter 6.        How is Spoken Language Acquired?

Chapter 7.        Acquisition of Speech Sounds and Speech Sound Disorders

Chapter 8.        Phonation and Voice Disorders

Chapter 9.        Fluency Disorders

Chapter 10.        Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate

Chapter 11.        Aphasia, Neurogenic Communication Disorders and Associated Difficulties

Chapter 12.        Consussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, the Dementias, and Alzheimer's Disease

Chapter 13.        Swallowing Disorders or Dysphagia

Chapter 14.        Augmentative and Alternative Communication