Key Features

  • 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.

Table of Contents

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

INDEX

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323087124
Electronic ISBN:
9780323244626
Electronic ISBN:
9780323244602
Print ISBN:
9780323066990
Electronic ISBN:
9780323082471

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