Contribution to Book
An Introduction to the Discipline of Communication Sciences and DisordersCommunication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice
Document TypeContribution to Book
EditorRonald Gillam, Thomas P. Marquardt, & Frederick N. Martin
PublisherJones and Barlett
AbstractLEARNING OBJECTIVES: 1. To understand the discipline of communication sciences and disorders. 2. To understand how disorders of hearing, speech, and language adversely affect communication. 3. To compare and contrast the meaning of the following terms: impairment, disability, handicap, disorder, and difference. 4. To learn about the major types of speech, language, and hearing disorders. 5. To learn about the educational background and professional activities of speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiologists, and speech-language pathologists. 6. To understand the regulation of the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology by state agencies and professional organizations.
Citation InformationGillam, R., & Gillam, S. (2010). An introduction to the discipline of communication Sciences and Disorders. In R. Gillam, T. Marquardt, & F. Martin, (Eds.), Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice. Boston, MA: Jones & Barlett.