Cleft Palate Speech

By

  • Sally Peterson-Falzone, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Center for Craniofacial Anomalies, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Mary Hardin-Jones, PhD, Professor, Division of Communication Disorders, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA
  • Michael Karnell, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA

As the classic reference on cleft palates for more than 25 years, 'the blue book' continues to be the single, essential source on cleft lip and palate for all members of the craniofacial team. This essential text provides a unique and comprehensive approach to cleft assessment, treatment, and management, with new and revised content that will keep you at the cutting edge of cleft lip and palate treatment and therapies.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04882-8


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Birth of a Child with a Cleft


Section I: The Basic Physical Problems

1: Cleft Lip and Palate

Appendix to Chapter 1: The Genetics of Clefting

2: Multi-anomaly Disorders

3: Anatomy and Physiology of the Velopharyngeal System


Section II: Physical Management

4: Surgical Management

5: Dental Management

6: Hearing Disorders in Cleft Palate and other Craniofacial Disorders


Section III: Diagnosing and Managing the Communication Disorders in Cleft Palate

7: Communication Disorders

8: Noncleft Velopharyngeal Problems

9: Assessment of Speech-Language Problems

10: Instrumentation for Assessing Velopharyngeal Function

11: Treatment of Speech-Language Problems

12: Physical Management of Velopharyngeal Inadequacy


Section IV: Quality of Life

13: Social, Psychological and Educational Issues

Index