Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology: A Resource Manual

Kenneth G. Shipley, Julie G. McAfee
SKU: P802
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New Edition Published -  see P935


Details: 700 pages, Full Color, Spiral Bound, 8.5"x11"

ISBN13: 978-1-63550-204-6

Release Date: 25/10/2019

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
  • 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