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Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation : Children, Adults, and their Family Members, Paperback / softback Book

Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation : Children, Adults, and their Family Members Paperback / softback


The best-selling textbook, ''Foundations of Aural Rehabilitation: Adults, Children, and their Families, Fifth 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 concrete coverage of theory, clinical practice, and research-based approaches for identifying, diagnosing, and treating hearing and communication-based disorders. 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, and Part 3 concerns children and their parents.

Important topics throughout include patient-centered services, counseling, selection and fitting of listening devices, conversational fluency and communication strategies training, auditory training, speechreading, and language and speech promotion. New to the Fifth Edition:*Reorganization of chapters to allow a more streamlined presentation of aural rehabilitation for adults*State-of-the-science review of the most current research in auditory training*Updated information and references to reflect emerging trends in speech and language therapy*New larger 8.5" x 11" trim size allowing for better display of text and artwork*Improved artwork with updated figures and photographsKey Features:*Chapters begin with Chapter Outlines and end with Key Chapter Points and Terms and Concepts to Remember*Numerous case studies, sidebars, and boxes*Bolded key terms in text with definitions in margins, and a comprehensive end-of-book glossary*Access to a PluralPlus companion website with supplementary resources for instructors and students


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 500 pages
  • Publisher: Plural Publishing Inc
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  • Category: Audiology & otology
  • ISBN: 9781635500738