Speech-language clinicians who work with children have for a long time had trouble obtaining clinical reference material designed specifically for children. This comprehensive book furnishes the reader with a complete source of information on assessment, treatment, and management strategies for children with developmental apraxia, disarthria, and stuttering. This timely book integrates neuroanatomical and neurophysiological development issues with speech motor control and motor learning as a basis for treatment planning and service provision. Written by some of the leading clinicians and researchers in the field, it presents a strong theoretical framework to view cases within, but also provides real clinical practical information. Plus, information is presented in a manner that is easily applied by clinicians and students.

Key Features:-

  • More extensive coverage of several topics including pediatric dysphagia and management of disfluency
  • Contributing writers are clinicians actively working with children
  • An innovative chapter on an integrated treatment approach in developmental apraxia
  • Discussion of treatment efficacy issues, a particularly timely topic

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General Information  
PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Publish YearJanuary 1999