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Author Kersner, Myra
Title Speech and Language Therapy : The Decision-Making Process When Working with Children
Imprint Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (247 pages)
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Note Front Cover -- Speech and Language Therapy -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of illustrations -- List of contributors -- Terminology and abbreviations -- Introduction -- Part I: Learning how to be a professional -- 1. The decision-making process in speech and language therapy: Myra Kersner -- 2. Developing as a speech and language therapist: Myra Kersner and Ann Parker -- 3. The first job: bridging the gap: Deanne Rennie -- Part II: Management in different settings -- 4. Managing pre-school children in community settings: Kirsty Pullen and Sarah Hulme -- 5. The roles of speech and language therapists working in community clinics, child development centres and hospitals: Sue Roulstone, Mary Gale and Helen Marks -- 6. Working with children with speech, language and communication needs in school settings: Marie Gascoigne -- 7. Managing children individually or in groups: Oonagh Reilly -- Part III: Working with others -- 8. Working with parents: Monica Bray -- 9. Working with other practitioners: Jannet A. Wright -- Part IV: Assessing and managing children with communication problems -- 10. Working with children with specific speech impairment: Sally Bates and Jocelynne Watson -- 11. Children with autism spectrum disorders: Tom Loucas -- 12. Working with children with language delay and specific language impairment: Janet Wood -- 13. Working with deaf children: Sarah Beazley, Ruth Merritt and Judy Halden -- 14. Multicultural issues in assessment and management: Carolyn Letts -- 15. Children with communication problems and additional emotional/behavioural problems: Alison Wintgens -- 16. Working with children with written language difficulties: Sarah Simpson -- 17. Cleft palate and velopharyngeal anomalies: Debbie Sell and Anne Harding-Bell -- 18. Children who stammer: Louise Wright -- 19. Children with severe learning disabilities: Celia Harding
20. Children with acquired speech and language problems: Janet Lees -- 21. Augmentative and alternative communication: Michael Clarke, Katie Price and Nicola Jolleff -- 22. Children with feeding difficulties: Carolyn Anderson -- References -- Index
Now in its second edition, Speech and Language Therapy: the decision-making process when working with children reveals how recent research and changes in health and education services have affected the decision-making process in the assessment and management of children with speech and language problems. With individual chapters written by experts in their field, this book: Illustrates how the decisions made by practitioners may vary within different work settings Shows how these decisions may need to be adapted when working with specific client groups Explores how such decisions are part of effective evidence-based practice Offers an overview of the skills required by the developing professional Provides insight into working as a newly qualified therapist in the current job market. Rigorously underpinned with current research and revised legislation, this is an important textbook for speech and language therapy students, potential students and specialist teachers in training. Speech and Language Therapy: the decision-making process when working with children will also be relevant to newly qualified therapists, therapists returning to the profession, specialist teachers and Special Educational Needs Coordinators
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kersner, Myra Speech and Language Therapy : The Decision-Making Process When Working with Children Florence : Taylor & Francis Group,c2012 9780415614078
Subject Speech disorders in children.;Speech therapy for children
Electronic books
Alt Author Wright, Jannet A
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