Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology: A Resource Manual

Sixth Edition

Kenneth G. Shipley, Julie G. McAfee

Details: 700 pages, Full Color, Spiral Bound, 8.5"x11"

ISBN13: 978-1-63550-204-6

© 2021

Release Date: 11/01/2019

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THE SIXTH EDITION IS COMING IN NOVEMBER 2019!

This thoroughly updated sixth edition of the best-selling text Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology remains an invaluable resource for instructors, students, and clinicians. The book covers the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of a wide range of communication disorders in adults and children. This one-of-a-kind manual provides a comprehensive package of reference materials, explanations of assessment procedures, practical stimulus suggestions, and hands-on worksheets and screening forms.

The highly practical resource is separated into four easy-to-navigate sections: Part I highlights preparatory considerations; Part II includes procedures and materials for obtaining, interpreting, and reporting assessment information; Part III provides materials and suggestions for assessing communicative disorders. Part IV presents a quick-reference section, providing information on hearing considerations, medical diagnoses, and caregiver handouts.

This must-have sixth edition reflects the latest research, best practices, and important trends and developments for assessment in speech-language pathology.


New to the Sixth Edition

  • Updated content throughout to reflect current research and practice
  • New chapter on Selective Mutism
  • New section covering the assessment of transgender voice
  • Updated Sources of Additional Information in every chapter, with addition of recommended mobile applications for speech-language assessment


Key Features

  • Full-color design with images, charts, and illustrations to engage readers and display key concepts
  • Each chapter concludes with practical forms, including worksheets, checklists, and additional sources of information
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Chapter tabs with separate colors for quick and easy access
  • Access to a PluralPlus companion website with PowerPoint lecture slides, quizzes for each chapter, and printable forms and worksheets

Part I. Preparatory Considerations

Chapter 1. Foundations of Assessment

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Assessment Methods
  • Psychometric Principles
  • Standardized Test Administration
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education
  • Code of Ethics for Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Concluding Comments
  • Chapter 1 Forms


Chapter 2. Multicultural Considerations

  • Preassessment Knowledge
  • Planning and Completing the Assessment
  • Making a Diagnosis
  • Working with Interpreters
  • Concluding Comments
  • Chapter 2 Forms
  • Appendix 2-A Speech and Language Characteristics of African American English
  • Appendix 2-B Speech and Language Characteristics of Spanish
  • Appendix 2-C Speech and Language Characteristics of Asian Languages
     

Part II. Gathering and Reporting Assessment Information

Chapter 3. Obtaining Pre-assessment Information

  • Obtaining Pre-assessment Information
  • Written Case History
  • Allergy Awareness
  • Intake Interviews
  • Information from Other Professionals
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 3 Forms

 

Chapter 4. Reporting Assessment Findings

  • Reporting Assessment Findings
  • Information-Giving Meetings
  • Writing Assessment Reports
  • Clinical Correspondence
  • Writing Soap Notes
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Appendix 4-A Four Sample Clinical Reports
  • Appendix 4-B Sample IFSP
  • Appendix 4-C Sample IEP
  • Appendix 4-D Sample Clinical Correspondences

 

Part III. Resources for Assessing Communicative Disorders

Chapter 5. Assessment Procedures Common to Most Communicative Disorders

  • Orofacial Examination
  • Speech and Language Sampling
  • Reading Passages
  • Evaluating Rate of Speech
  • Determining Intelligibility
  • Syllable-by-Syllable Stimulus Phrases
  • Charting
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 5 Forms
  • Appendix 5-A
  • Appendix 5-B


Chapter 6. Assessment of Speech Sound Disorders

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Screening
  • Formal Tests
  • Identifying Sound Errors from a Speech Sample
  • Stimulability
  • Developmental Norms for Phonemes and Blends
  • Frequency of Occurrence of Consonants
  • Descriptive Features of Phonemes
  • Distinctive Features of Consonants
  • Phonological Processes
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 6 Forms
  • Appendix 6-A
     

Chapter 7. Assessment of Language in Children

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Normal Language Development
  • Language Disorder Categories
  • Screening
  • Assessment for Early Intervention
  • Assessing School-Age Children
  • Language Sampling and Analysis
  • Assessment of Morphologic Skills
  • Determining Mean Length of Utterance
  • Assessment of Semantic Skills
  • Assessment of Syntactic Skills
  • Assessment of Pragmatic Skills
  • Making a Diagnosis
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 7 Forms


Chapter 8. Assessment of Literacy

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Normal Reading and Writing Development
  • Descriptions and Categories of Reading Disabilities
  • Assessment of Early Literacy
  • Assessment of Reading
  • Assessment of Writing
  • Multicultural Considerations
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 8 Forms


Chapter 9. Assessment of Selective Mutism

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Definition and Characteristics of Selective Mutism
  • Behaviors Associated with Selective Mutism
  • Avoidance Behaviors
  • The Negatively Reinforced Avoidance Pattern
  • Collaboration with Family and Other Professionals
  • Assessment of Current Speaking Abilities
  • Assessment of Emotional and Social Factors
  • Assessment of Speech and Language
  • Making a Diagnosis
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 9 Forms
     

Chapter 10. Assessment for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Social Communication Disorder

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Characteristics of Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder
  • Early Indicators of Autism Spectrum Disorder or Social Communication Disorder
  • Social Communication
  • Receptive and Expressive Language Concerns
  • Theory of Mind
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 10 Forms


Chapter 11. Assessment for Augmentative or Alternative Communication (AAC)

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Determining Communicative Needs
  • Assessing Language and Cognitive Skills
  • Assessing Sensory and Motor Capabilities
  • Determining the Most Appropriate AAC System
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 11 Forms


Chapter 12. Assessment of Stuttering and Cluttering

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Defining Stuttering
  • Speech Sampling
  • Disfluency Indexes
  • Secondary Behaviors
  • Speech Rate
  • Assessing Feelings and Attitudes
  • Criteria for Diagnosing Stuttering
  • Stimulability
  • Cluttering
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 12 Forms


Chapter 13. Assessment of Voice and Resonance

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Anatomy for Voice and Resonance
  • Categories of Voice Disorders
  • The Multidisciplinary Team
  • Screening
  • Client History and Present Concerns
  • Perceptual and Instrumental Examination of Voice
  • Evaluation of Pitch
  • Evaluation of Vocal Intensity
  • Evaluation of Vocal Quality
  • Assessing Respiratory Support for Speech
  • Maximum Phonation Time
  • The S/Z Ratio
  • Assessment Hardware and Software
  • Assessment of Resonance
  • Assessment of Alaryngeal Clients
  • Alaryngeal Communication Options
  • Assessment of Clients with Cleft Lip and/or Palate
  • Assessment of the Transgender Client
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 13 Forms


Chapter 14. Assessment of Acquired Neurogenic Language Disorders

  • Overview of Assessment
  • The Brain
  • Assessment of Aphasia
  • Assessment of Right Hemisphere Syndrome (RHS)
  • Assessment of Clients with Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Assessment of Clients with Neurocognitive Disorder (Dementia)
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 14 Forms


Chapter 15. Assessment of Acquired Neurogenic Speech Disorders

  • Overview of Assessment
  • The Cranial Nerves
  • Assessment of Dysarthria
  • Assessment of Apraxia of Speech (AOS)
  • Differential Characteristics of Dysarthria and Apraxia of Speech
  • Concluding Comments
  • Chapter 15 Forms


Chapter 16. Assessment of Dysphagia

  • Overview of Assessment
  • Overview of a Normal Swallow
  • Clinical Assessment of Pediatric Dysphagia
  • Administration and Interpretation
  • Clinical Assessment of Adult Dysphagia
  • Graphic Imaging
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 16 Forms


Part IV. Additional Resources

Chapter 17. Hearing Considerations

  • Overview of Common Hearing Disorders
  • Tinnitus
  • Standard Classification of Hearing Loss and the Effects on Communicative Development
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hearing Assessment
  • Speech Audiometry
  • Auditory Brainstem Response
  • Otoacoustic Emissons
  • The Speech Banana
  • Environmental Noise Levels
  • Hearing Aids
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information
  • Chapter 17 Forms


Chapter 18. Medical Diagnoses Associated with Communicative Disorders

  • Diseases and Conditions
  • Syndromes
  • Concluding Comments
  • Sources of Additional Information


Chapter 19. Quick Reference and Caregiver Handouts

  • Speech, Language, and Motor Development
  • Reading and Writing Development
  • What is…? Client and Caregiver Handouts
  • Sources of Additional Information


References
Glossary
Index



Kenneth G. Shipley

Kenneth G. Shipley, PhD

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Julie G. McAfee

Julie G. McAfee, MA, CCC-SLP

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