- Comprehensive coverage focuses on a wide variety of cultural and age populations.
- Cutting-edge research and data offer up-to-date discussions based on the latest studies in multiculturalism as it relates to the SLP and AuD professions.
- Diverse panel of expert authors include some of the top researchers and clinicians in the field.
- Additional resources provide a focused listing of print and electronic sources at the end of each chapter to support more in-depth study of a particular subject.
PART I: Cultural Diversity: Implications for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
1. Communication Disorders in a Multicultural Society
2. African Americans in the Americas
3. Asian and Pacific American Cultures
4. Middle Eastern and Arab American Cultures
5. Native American Culture
6. Latino Culture
PART II: Communication Disorders and Development in Multicultural Populations
7. Bilingual Language Development and Language Disorders
8. Neurogenic Communication and Swallowing Disorders
9. Fluency Disorders
10. Voice and Voice Disorders
11. Hearing Disorders and Audiology
12. Multicultural Aspects of Deafness
13. Assessing the Communicative Abilities of Clients from Diverse Cultural and Language Backgrounds
14. Clinical Practice Issues
15. Research Involving Multicultural Populations
16. International Perspectives in Communication Disorders
APPENDIX: Practice Questions for the Praxis Examination