Speech and Language Therapy: The decision-making process when working with children, 2nd Edition

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Myra Kersner, Jannet Wright

  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Speech and Language Therapy
    Now in its second edition, this book 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.

242 pages
2012
ISBN: 9780415614085

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Section I. Learning How to Be a Professional

  • Chapter 1. The Decision-Making Process in Speech and Language Therapy Myra Kersner
  • Chapter 2. Developing As a Speech and Language Therapist Myra Kersner and Ann Parker
  • Chapter 3. The First Job Deanne Rennie

Section II. Management in Different Settings

  • Chapter 4. Managing Pre-School Children in Community Settings Kirsty Pullen and Sarah Hulme
  • Chapter 5. The Roles of Speech and Language Therapists Working In Community Clinics, Child Development Centres and Hospitals Sue Roulstone, Mary Gale and Helen Marks
  • Chapter 6. Working With Children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) In School Settings Marie Gascoigne
  • Chapter 7. Managing Children Individually and In Groups Oonagh Reilly

Section III. Working With Others

  • Chapter 8. Working With Parents Monica Bray
  • Chapter 9. Working With Other Practitioners Jannet A. Wright

Section IV. Assessing and Managing Children With Communication Problems

  • Chapter 10. Working With Children with Specific Speech Impairment (SSI) Sally Bates And Jocelynne Watson
  • Chapter 11. Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders Tom Loucas
  • Chapter 12. Working With Children With Language Delay And Specific Language Impairment (SLI) Janet Wood
  • Chapter 13. Working With Deaf Children Sarah Beazley, Ruth Merritt And Judy Halden
  • Chapter 14. Multicultural Issues In Assessment And Management Carolyn Letts
  • Chapter 15. Children With Communication Problems and Additional Emotional/Behavioural Problems Alison Wintgens
  • Chapter 16. Working With Children With Written Language Difficulties Sarah Simpson
  • Chapter 17. Cleft Palate And Velopharyngeal Anomalies Debbie Sell And Anne Harding-Bell
  • Chapter 18: Children Who Stammer Louise Wright
  • Chapter 19. Children With Severe Learning Disabilities (SLD) Celia Harding
  • Chapter 20. Children With Acquired Speech And Language Problems Janet Lees
  • Chapter 21. Augmentative And Alternative Communication (AAC) Mike Clarke, Katie Price And Nicola Jolleff
  • Chapter 22. Children With Feeding Difficulties Carolyn Anderson

References

Index