Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation: Children, Adults and Their Family Members - Sixth Edition

Nancy Tye-Murray
SKU: P875
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Nancy Tye-Murray

Details: 567 pages, 2-Color, Softcover, 8.5" x 11"

ISBN13: 978-1-63550-420-0

Publication Date: 7/10/2022

Thoroughly updated with three new chapters, Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation: Children, Adults, and Their Family Members, Sixth Edition introduces the fundamentals of audiologic rehabilitation and hearing-related speech-language pathology in an easy-to-read, concise resource for the field of communication sciences and disorders. The text offers creative coverage of theory, clinical practice, and research-based approaches for identifying, diagnosing, and treating hearing-related communication disorders in children and adults. The book includes case studies, and general demographic, medical, and pop-cultural trends are considered in parallel with corresponding developments in aural rehabilitation.

The text is separated into three sections for the most comprehensive coverage of each topic:

Part 1 describes the components of an aural rehabilitation plan.

Part 2 concerns adults and their family members.

Part 3 concerns children and their parents.

Important topics throughout include patient-centered services, counseling, diagnostics, selection and fitting of listening devices, conversational fluency and communication strategies training, auditory training, speechreading, language and speech acquisition, and literacy.

New to the Sixth Edition

  • Reorganization of chapters combine shared themes and streamline learning:
    • Audiological Examination and Listening Devices chapters have been combined into Chapter 2
    • Assessing Conversational Fluency and Communication chapters are now combined into Chapter 6

  • New chapters on:
    • Auditory training for children, with detailed guidance for developing training objectives and activities (Chapter 13)
    • Language development and language therapy (Chapter 14)
    • Speech and literacy acquisition, along with practical examples of lessons (Chapter 15)
  • Inclusion or expansion of special topics, including auditory processing disorder, hidden hearing loss, unilateral hearing loss, and cultural competency
  • Improved and expanded number of figures that illustrate and illuminate key concepts and ideas

Key Features

  • Focus on evidence-based approaches to aural rehabilitation
  • Written in an engaging and clear style
  • Chapters begin with Chapter Outlines and end with Key Chapter Points and Terms and Concepts to Remember
  • Case studies in each chapter
  • Numerous illustrations, tables, sidebars, and text boxes enrich the presentation of concepts
  • Bolded key terms throughout with definitions in the margins and a comprehensive glossary make for easy review
  • Chapter Key Resources and Appendices provide tools that can be used in clinical practice

PluralPlus Online Ancillary Materials

For Instructors: PowerPoint Lecture Slides, Test Bank, Case-Based Learning Activities, Teaching Tips, and Sample Course Syllabus

For Students: Study Quizzes, Exam Review Sheets, and eFlashcards