A resource that provides an introduction to the theory and practice of writing social stories. It also includes examples of successful stories to use as guides, as well as information and photocopiable resources for delivering training on the use of social stories. It is based on detailed work carried out in homes, schools and pre-schools.
A presentation of research on disability in 2003, this text provides extensive coverage on the development of thinking cultures of disability; development of the social model of disability; disability and the politcs of social justice; and media treatement of disability, amongst other issues.
Disability: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to disability which explores the broad historical, social, environmental, economic and legal factors which affect the experiences of those living with an impairment or illness in today's society.
Fully updated to meet current guidelines and standards of practice, this handbook provides concise and practical information for intellectual and learning disability nurses. Small enough to slip into a bag for daily reference but still highly detailed, this is an invaluable resource for everyone working in the field.
Serves as an introductory guide to the origin, definition, and use of evidence-based practice in communication disorders. This book serves as a reference for speech-language pathologists and audiologists to the principles and process of evidence-based practice.
In the current economic climate, the search for cost effective treatment sits high on the agendas of clinical managers. Yet, it makes little sense if these very same treatments are found to be clinically ineffective. Discovering whether an intervention
For graduate students in speech-language pathology, this textbook provides a practical introduction to the human motor system and detailed coverage of six pure dysarthrias, mixed dysarthria, and apraxia of speech.
This edition has been extensively rewritten in order to reflect the changes in clinical practice and learning methods which have taken place since the 5th edition was published. The seventeen chapters are divided into three sections: normal voice, descriptions of the various types of voice disorders, and the methods of treating abnormal voice.
This book brings together a comprehensive and contemporary collection of chapters including: social and functional linguistic behaviour in adults and children, discourse, pragmatics, social skills and voice and articulation.
Promotes the view that the clinical education process offers both clinical educators and students opportunities for personal and professional development. This book guides the reader through the clinical education process, from pre placement preparation to assessment of learning that supports and encourages personal and professional development.
This book offers a solution to the familiar dilemma of decoding communication difficulties for learners developing the language of schooling. The author takes a sociocultural Vygotskian approach to reinterpret international research in language disabilities, namely specific language impairment, communication difficulties, dyslexia and deafness.
Speaking directly to experienced and novice clinicians, educators and students in speech-language pathology/speech and language therapy, this book provides explanations of key aspects of the classification, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of articulation disorders, phonological disorders and childhood apraxia of speech.
SLI is a fairly common disorder. This book aims to provide up to date information on this often neglected topic. Each chapter provides an accessible overview of recent research developments written by experts in the field.
Drawing on one-to-one conversations with disabled children and follow-up interviews with their families, this volume takes an in-depth look at the effects of disability on disabled children. Informed by the social model of disability, the authors identify and draw out the implications of their findings for social work and health services.
This book presents a comprehensive set of tools for assessing the linguistic abilities of bilingual children. It aims to disentangle effects of bilingualism from those of Specific Language Impairment (SLI), making use of both models of bilingualism and models of language impairment.
Bridging the gulf between the cognitive neuropsychological theory and its practical implications, this clinician's guide interprets the theoretical literature and relates it directly to available assessment tools and therapy techniques.
Designed to help those studying speech-language pathology, this useful workbook is both an introduction to the basic concepts and a teaching tool to develop and test students' knowledge. Frequently encountered communication disorders are explained, alongside conditions less commonly found in speech-language pathology curricula but which feature increasingly in clinical caseloads.
The Handbook of Speech and Language Disorders presents a comprehensive survey of the latest research in communication disorders. Reflecting the rapid advances in the field, the Handbook features in-depth coverage of the major disorders of language and speech, including perception.
This book investigates language disorders in children who speak languages other than, or in addition to, English. The volume aims to stimulate thoughtful clinical practices and further research in language disorders in multilingual populations.
For students in speech-language pathology and audiology preparing for their professional careers, as well as both practitioners and faculty, this textbook serves as a timely source of information providing an updated "state of the professions" desk reference.
Focusing on the debate on prioritisation by individuals, this title explores the issues surrounding their decisions. It aims to: illustrate prioritisation in practice at different stages in the process of client management; review the process of prioritisation from the viewpoint of a range of disciplines; and more.
For students in speech-language pathology programs, this textbook introduces the various types of written and verbal communication they will encounter across three different clinical settings: university clinics, medical settings, and public schools.
For courses in professional writing, clinical methods, and professional issues this textbook covers the spectrum of topics relating to professional writing in order to prepare students to become better writers and communicators.
Presents you the book as well as the eBook giving you the printed book, and access to the complete book content electronically. This title is suitable for students of learning disabilities covering a variety of topics. It is intended not only for nursing courses, but also for care workers, OTs, and other professional and non-professional carers.
Embedded in personal experiences, this collection explores ableism in academia. Through theoretical lenses including autobiography, autoethnography, embodiment, body work and emotional labour, contributors explore being 'othered' in academia and provide practical examples to develop inclusive universities and a less ableist environment.
This fully revised and expanded second edition of the Routledge Handbook of Disability Studies takes a multidisciplinary approach to disability and provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the main issues in the field around the world today.
An Open Access edition of this book is availableon the Liverpool University Press website and through Knowledge Unlatched.
Disability and the Posthuman is the first study to analyse culturalrepresentations and deployments of disability as they interact withposthumanist theories of technology and embodiment.
Disability Politics and Community Care encourages health and welfare professionals and policy makers to start working much more closely with disabled people themselves. He presents practical suggestions for the changes necessary for the proposed reorganisation of service provision which will re-define direct work with disabled people.
The Supporting Person-centred Thinking and Planning in Learning Disability care quality guide aims to help health and social care staff and carers refresh, develop or extend their learning in key areas of practice.
In this long awaited new edition Oliver draws on his own experiences to paint a vivid picture of both the practical challenges of disablement and the theoretical understandings of disability. This approachable text is core reading for social work, nursing, health and social care and social science students taking modules in disability studies.