Disability Series: Communication Disabilities Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1790-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Available
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Communication Disabilities Sourcebook, First Edition explains what voice, speech, and language are, and how communication problems may develop in a person. Various types of communication disabilities and their impact on the personal, social, and economic well-being of a person are discussed. It offers information about recovery models and rehabilitation techniques along with the rights and benefits of people with communication disabilities.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1: Understanding Communication Disorders
  • Chapter 1—What Is Voice? What Is Speech? What Is Language?
  • Chapter 2—Communication Basics
  • Chapter 3—An Introduction to Human Communication Disorders
  • Chapter 4—Disorders of Speech and Language
  • Chapter 5—Developmental Language Disorder (Phonological Disorder)
  • Chapter 6—Sensory Impairments That Affect Communication
  • Chapter 7—Central Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Chapter 8—Disorders and Conditions That May Include or Create Challenges in Communication
  • Chapter 9—Statistics about Voice, Speech, Language, or Swallowing Disorders
  • Part 2: The Personal, Social, and Economic Impact of Communication Disabilities
  • Chapter 10—The Impact of a Communication Disorder on Family and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Chapter 11—The Impact of Communication Disorders on Learning
  • Chapter 12—Cultural Attitudes toward Communication Disabilities and Stigma
  • Chapter 13—Should You Disclose Your Communication Disability to Your Employer?
  • Part 3: Recovery, Rehabilitation, and Caregiving
  • Chapter 14—Assessment for Communication Disorders
  • Chapter 15—The Importance of Early Intervention
  • Chapter 16—Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Chapter 17—Speech–Language Pathology
  • Chapter 18—Telepractice
  • Chapter 19—Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties That Co-occur with Communication Disorders
  • Chapter 20—Coping with a Learning Disability
  • Chapter 21—Coaching for Adults with Learning Disabilities
  • Chapter 22—Caregiving for People with Acquired Communication Disorders
  • Chapter 23—Recent Advances in Voice, Speech, and Language Research
  • Part 4: Protections, Rights, and Benefits
  • Chapter 24—Disability Rights History
  • Chapter 25—The Neurodiversity Movement
  • Chapter 26—The Right to Effective Communication
  • Chapter 27—Academic Accommodations for Communication Disorders through the IDEA
  • Chapter 28—The Individualized Educational Plan (IEP)
  • Chapter 29—The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Chapter 30—Telecommunications Access for People with Disabilities
  • Chapter 31—Employment Rights
  • Chapter 32—Social Security Disability Program
  • Chapter 33—Supplemental Security Income
  • Part 5: Additional Resources
  • Chapter 34—Organizations That Provide Services for People with Communication Disorders