Speech and Language Therapy: The Decision-making Process When Working With Children by Myra KersnerSpeech and Language Therapy: The Decision-making Process When Working With Children by Myra Kersner

Speech and Language Therapy: The Decision-making Process When Working With Children

EditorMyra Kersner, Jannet A. Wright

Paperback | February 3, 2012

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Now in its second edition,Speech and Language Therapy: the decision-making process when working with childrenreveals 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 childrenwill also be relevant to newly qualified therapists, therapists returning to the profession, specialist teachers and Special Educational Needs Coordinators.

Myra Kersnerlectures at University College London, UK.Jannet A. Wrightis Professor of Speech and Language Therapy and Head of the Speech and Language Therapy Division at De Montfort University, UK.
Title:Speech and Language Therapy: The Decision-making Process When Working With ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.69 × 6.85 × 0.68 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415614082

ISBN - 13:9780415614085

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Table of Contents

Introduction Section I. Learning How to Be a Professional Chapter 1. The Decision-Making Process in Speech and Language TherapyMyra Kersner  Chapter 2. Developing As a Speech and Language TherapistMyra Kersner and Ann Parker Chapter 3. The First JobDeanne Rennie Section II. Management in Different Settings Chapter 4. Managing Pre-School Children in Community SettingsKirsty Pullen and Sarah Hulme Chapter 5. The Roles of Speech and Language Therapists Working In Community Clinics, Child Development Centres and HospitalsSue Roulstone, Mary Gale and Helen Marks Chapter 6. Working With Children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) In School SettingsMarie Gascoigne Chapter 7. Managing Children Individually and In GroupsOonagh Reilly Section III. Working With Others Chapter 8. Working With Parents Monica Bray Chapter 9. Working With Other PractitionersJannet 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 DisordersTom Loucas Chapter 12. Working With Children With Language Delay And Specific Language Impairment (SLI)Janet Wood Chapter 13. Working With Deaf ChildrenSarah Beazley, Ruth Merritt And Judy Halden Chapter 14. Multicultural Issues In Assessment And ManagementCarolyn 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 AnomaliesDebbie Sell And Anne Harding-Bell Chapter 18: Children Who StammerLouise Wright Chapter 19. Children With Severe Learning Disabilities (SLD)Celia Harding Chapter 20. Children With Acquired Speech And Language ProblemsJanet Lees Chapter 21. Augmentative And Alternative Communication (AAC)Mike Clarke, Katie Price And Nicola Jolleff Chapter 22. Children With Feeding DifficultiesCarolyn Anderson References  Index

Editorial Reviews

"...this is highly recommended reading for SENCOs and others getting to grips with managing speech, language and communication needs in the classroom and it provides important insight into evidence-based practice within a collaborative multi-agency approach, consistant with current thinking in special educational needs." - John Perry, nasen Special Magazine.