The discipline of communication sciences and disorders is an exciting field that appreciates the wonders and complexities of human communication. Case Studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Second Edition is an informative and relevant text that addresses the myriad disorders, deficits, diseases, and disabilities that can lay waste to the incredible systems involved in communication.
Case Studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Second Edition by Dr. Dennis Tanner provides engaging factual and historical information about each of the major communication disorders. The case studies presented in each chapter uncover the functional barriers encountered by clients of practicing speech-language pathologists and audiologists.
Each chapter provides a scholarly overview of a communication disorder with an emphasis on etiology, diagnosis, and treatment and uses several case studies to illustrate the many different presentations of each disorder. Over 50 case studies reflect true clinical practice and include detailed patient histories that give humanity and depth to the patient-clinician relationship.
Chapter Topics in the Second Edition Include:
- Language delay and disorders
- Articulation and phonology disorders
- Voice and resonance disorders
- Motor speech disorders
- Traumatic brain injury
- Hearing loss and deafness
Case Studies in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Second Edition is a relevant and readable text for speech-language pathology and audiology students and clinicians that takes theory and clinical reasoning and applies them to a variety of interesting cases.