New Audiology Textbook to the Printer

We just sent “Vestibular Learning Manual,” by Bre Lynn Myers, to the printer, and it will be in the warehouse in April.  This book is part of the Core Clinical Concepts in Audiology Series and is designed to be a systematic, practical application of theoretical knowledge commonly taught in vestibular curriculum of Audiology Doctoral programs.

Pre-order your copy today!

New Spring 2011 Textbook on CommDis

The much-awaited companion text to Hegde’s Assessment of Communication Disorders in Children is here for Spring 2011 adoption! Designed for adult communication disorders courses, this text provides students with a unique combination of scholarly information, invaluable resources, and time-saving techniques on assessment of communication disorders in adults.

Six reasons to adopt this book:

  • Covers the full range of communication disorders in adults from aphasia to voice disorders
  • Presents two chapters for each disorder: one on resources that offers scholarly and research background and one on resources that describe practical procedures that save preparation time and effort for the clinician
  • Extensive discussion of issues in using standardized tests along with detailed information on psychometric principles
  • Alternative assessment approaches that minimize the problems inherent to standardized tests
  • Integrates multicultural assessment procedures into the assessment techniques offered for all communication disorders
  • Includes CD with assessment forms from the text, customizable for individual clinicians/institutions

Click here to request your desk copy!

School-Based Audiology

We are proud to announce an exciting upcoming Spring 2011 release:

School-Based Audiology

Written for AuD students and educational audiologists, School-Based Audiology covers the following:

-Core concepts involving academic achievement in students who are deaf/hard-of-hearing

-Classroom acoustics

-Hearing screening program

-Hearing loss prevention programs

-Diagnostic evaluation protocols

-Hearing aid and FM system verification procedures

-Classroom amplification 

-Collaboration with other school-based professionals

And much more!

See the complete table of contents here

We’ve got an exciting new book on the horizon:

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: Evidence-Based Education

Edited by Sarah Ginsberg, Jennifer Friberg and Colleen Visconti, this book will be a valuable resource for faculty and doctoral students teaching in communication sciences and disorders programs.

The book introduces those in higher education to the concepts key to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL), how to use SOTL for professional development to improve learning outcomes, and how to begin engaging in SOTL.

Pre-order your copy today!

Coming Soon: New Book on Head and Neck Cancer

We are excited to announce that “Cutaneous Malignancy of the Head and Neck: A Multidisciplinary Approach,” is almost complete and will be available soon.   This book, edited by Drs. Randal Weber and Brian Moore will be in full color.

About the book: For the first time, a true multidisciplinary approach to cutaneous malignancy of the head and neck is presented, as international experts in head and neck surgical oncology, dermatology, Mohs micrographic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, radiation oncology, and medical oncology present state-of-the-art techniques and promising horizons in the treatment of cutaneous malignancy of the head and neck. Whether in primary care or a specialty practice, this text should prove invaluable to any practitioner who treats patients with skin cancer of the head and neck.

You can pre-order and learn more at: http://www.pluralpublishing.com/publication_cmhn.htm

New Hearing Aid Textbook Coming Soon!

We’re excited to announce the upcoming publication of “Understanding Hearing Aids: Getting Started,” by Brian Taylor, AuD, and H. Gustav Mueller, PhD.

This introductory textbook will be published in the first part of 2011.  You can pre-order your examination copy today at:

http://www.pluralpublishing.com/publication_uha.htm

Coming Soon!

Assessment of Communcation Disorders in Adult, by M. Hegde and Don Freed, contains a unique combination of scholarly reasearch, resources, and practical protocols to assess communication disorders in adults. This book offers ample scholarly research and resources, making it perfectly useful as a text book, as well as the the practical protocols that makes it useful to practicing clinicians. This is the perfect one stop source that meets every need of the classroom and clinic. We are excited for this book’s release and think you should check it out and see why!

November’s Plural Community Newsletter is Out!

The November addition of the Plural Community Newsletter is now out and available! You can check it out here.

In this edition you will find a preview to the new edition of Children with Hearing Loss: Developing Listening and Talking, Birth to Six, 2nd Edition. This exciting bestseller has seen extensive uses in university courses as well as hearing professionals, speech pathologists, and special education teachers. In the newsletter, you can find a special preview to some of the material contained in the book.

The newsletter also provides you with a calendar of upcoming events and new releases for November. Be sure to check it out!

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Celebrate Hearing Aid Awareness week with us!

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The International Hearing Society has decided that this week, October 3-10, is Hearing Aid Awareness Week! Celebrate the amazing technology of hearing aids with these titles: Digital Hearing Aids, Modern Hearing Aids (forthcoming), and Understanding Hearing Aids (forthcoming). These titles are a great way to understand just how important this exciting and revolutionary field is to changing the lives of those struggling with hearing loss.