Speech Science Primer

Speech Science Primer
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Author: Gloria J. Borden,Katherine S. Harris
Pages: 302
ISBN: UOM:39015010659178
Release: 1984
Editor: Unknown

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Essentials of Communication Sciences Disorders

Essentials of Communication Sciences   Disorders
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Author: Fogle
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9781284121810
Release: 2017-10-20
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Fully revised and updated, Essentials of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Second Edition is an accessible and engaging introductory resource for students new to communication sciences and disorders. This text covers basic information about speech disorders in both children and adults, while numerous case scenarios and personal stories paint a vivid picture of the profession. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Brain Based Communication Disorders

Brain Based Communication Disorders
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Author: Leonard L. LaPointe,Bruce E. Murdoch,Julie A. G. Stierwalt
Pages: 265
ISBN: 9781597567046
Release: 2010-07-01
Editor: Plural Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Brain-Based Communication Disorders introduces the reader to the major clinically recognized types of acquired speech/language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders encountered by clinicians working with child and adult neurological cases. The text provides contemporary and state-of-the-art content on these disorders in terms of their neuropathological bases, clinical symptomatology, and prognosis. Basic anatomy and physiology of human communication and swallowing is introduced, as well as the neural mechanisms controlling speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing functions. In addition to the traditional acquired speech/language disorders of the nervous system (aphasia; neuromotor speech disorders) content including communication impairments caused by traumatic brain injury, multisystem blast injuries, and degenerative disorders of the nervous system is also provided. The reader is also introduced to the principles that govern the assessment and treatment for both pediatric and adult populations.

Functional Anatomy of Speech Language and Hearing

Functional Anatomy of Speech  Language  and Hearing
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Author: William H. Perkins,William Hughes Perkins,Raymond D. Kent
Pages: 505
ISBN: PSU:000023021518
Release: 1991-07
Editor: Pearson College Division

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Speech Science

Speech Science
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Author: Carole T. Ferrand
Pages: 502
ISBN: 0132907119
Release: 2013-02-20
Editor: Pearson College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Respected professor, avid researcher, and prolific author Carole T. Ferrand offers a brand new edition of her widely-read and highly-regarded resource for students and clinicians of the communication sciences and disorders. Speech Science: An Integrated Approach to Theory and Clinical Practice, 3/econtinues to highlight the close relationship between the scientific study of speech production and perception, and the application of this data to the evaluation and treatment of communication disorders. Dr. Ferrand integrates scientific material on the acoustics, anatomy, and physiology of speech production and perception with state-of-the-art instrumental techniques used in clinical practice to create the most comprehensive, detailed approach to the subject. While the focus of the book remains unchanged, the text now features a new re-organization for a greater flow of information, all chapters have been updated with current research, and additional integrative case studies have been included within many of the clinical chapters.

The Speech Chain

The Speech Chain
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Author: Dr. Peter B. Denes,Dr. Elliot N. Pinson
Pages: 132
ISBN: 9781787200777
Release: 2016-08-09
Editor: Pickle Partners Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Originally published in 1963, The Speech Chain has been regarded as the classic, easy-to-read introduction to the fundamentals and complexities of speech communication. It provides a foundation for understanding the essential aspects of linguistics, acoustics and anatomy, and explores research and development into digital processing of speech and the use of computers for the generation of artificial speech and speech recognition. This interdisciplinary account will prove invaluable to students with little or no previous exposure to the study of language.

Speech Science Primer Phys Acoust

Speech Science Primer Phys Acoust
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0781786053
Release: 2006-10-15
Editor: Unknown

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Fundamentals of Speech Science

Fundamentals of Speech Science
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Author: Donald J. Fucci,Norman J. Lass
Pages: 206
ISBN: IND:30000061542134
Release: 1999
Editor: Pearson College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Fundamentals of Speech Science is a text that addresses basic concepts in speech science in a clear manner that facilitates the learning of technical material by undergraduate and graduate students. In addition to clear writing, the book contains over 170 illustrations to help explain important concepts like those in basic acoustics, anatomy and physiology of the speech production mechanism, resonance, acoustics of speech production, and speech perception. Other student-friendly attributes of the book include study questions, suggested readings, and a glossary of all key terms used throughout the book. Together the authors represent 60 years teaching experience in Speech Science this text exhibits their in depth understanding of the learning process.

Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
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Author: Matthew H. Rouse
Pages: 266
ISBN: 9781284023060
Release: 2016
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This neuroanatomy text is specifically tailored to the needs of students in Communication Sciences and Disorders. It includes foundational knowledge of general neuroanatomy with a focus on neuroanatomy that is relevant to speech language pathology and audiology. This accessible text introduces students to neuroanatomy with excellent organization of important topics such as, key information on the neurology of: language, speech, hearing, swallowing, cognition, and emotion. The chapter on emotion will be especially relevant to those working with clients with autism spectrum disorders. Neuroanatomy for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology will help students meet ASHA's Knowledge and Skills Acquisition learning outcome IIIB, which states: 'Student will demonstrate knowledge of basic human communication and swallowing processes, including their biological, neurological, acoustical, cultural, and developmental bases.

Studyguide for Speech Science Primer

Studyguide for Speech Science Primer
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Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Pages: 114
ISBN: 1490200126
Release: 2013-05
Editor: Cram101

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780872893795. This item is printed on demand.

Anatomy Physiology for Speech Language and Hearing Book Only

Anatomy   Physiology for Speech  Language  and Hearing  Book Only
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Author: J. Anthony Seikel,Douglas W. King,David G. Drumright
Pages: 864
ISBN: 1285198344
Release: 2015-02-10
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY FOR SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING, Fifth Edition, provides a solid foundation in anatomical and physiological principles relevant to communication sciences and disorders. Ideal for speech-language pathology and audiology students, as well as practicing clinicians, the text integrates clinical information with everyday experiences to reveal how anatomy and physiology relate to the speech, language, and hearing systems. Combining comprehensive coverage with abundant, full-color illustrations and a strong practical focus, the text makes complex material approachable even for students with little or no background in anatomy and physiology. Thoroughly updated to reflect current trends, techniques, and best practices, the Fifth Edition of this acclaimed text is supported by innovative Anatesse learning software--now accessible online via PC, Mac, and tablet devices--featuring tutorials, interactive quizzes, and other resources to help students of all learning styles master the material and prepare for professional licensing exams.

Hearing Science Fundamentals

Hearing Science Fundamentals
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Author: Norman J. Lass,Charles McGregor Woodford
Pages: 234
ISBN: 0323043429
Release: 2007
Editor: Mosby Incorporated

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Hearing Science Fundamentals is a basic introduction to the concepts and principles necessary to develop an understanding of the hearing processes. From the physics of sound to the anatomy and physiology of the auditory pathway and hearing mechanism, concepts are presented in a user-friendly, simplified manner, with over 100 illustrations to make learning even easier. Sections on Acoustics, Structure and Function, and Psychoacoustics detail the physics of sound, as well as anatomical and perception mechanisms. Learning objectives and key terms introduce each chapter to enhance student preparation. Two-color line drawings illustrate the physics and anatomical structures related to hearing. Definitions of key terms are easily accessible in the text and glossary. Question and answer boxes reinforce important concepts as presented in the text. Each chapter concludes with questions to test comprehension. Exercises for each chapter appear on perforated pages at the end of the book to strengthen understanding of the concepts and principles of hearing.

It Figures

It Figures
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Author: Marvin Terban
Pages: 67
ISBN: 0547346271
Release: 1993-10-18
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

“Enjoyable and informative . . . Using this humorously presented book, children will truly improve their styles of writing” (School Library Journal). Writing “The road was bumpy” is okay . . . but isn’t it more fun to say “It felt like we were riding on square tires”? This lively guide shows kids how to make their writing more dramatic, more memorable, or just plain funnier—whether they’re writing for school or for creative expression. It explains six techniques: Similes Metaphors Onomatopoeia Alliteration Hyperbole Personification . . . and provides guidelines for their use, plenty of examples, and entertaining illustrations.

Preschool and School Age Language Disorders

Preschool and School Age Language Disorders
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Author: Betsy P. Vinson
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781133417903
Release: 2012-07-25
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

PRESCHOOL AND SCHOOL-AGE LANGUAGE DISORDERS is designed for introductory coursework that explores language deficits associated with developmental delays and disorders as seen in children ages two to eighteen. Unique to this book is a chapter related to the provision of speech-language services in public schools, including a discussion of federal legislation that impacts service delivery. Aspects of normal language development are woven into the discussion of language disorders to emphasize that knowledge of both is necessary to effectively assess and treat clients. Preschool and School-Age Language Disorders focuses on integration of evidence-based practice into assessment, diagnosis, and treatment practices, and includes information from classic research studies as well as current research. There is also a focus throughout the book on the impact of low-income environments on a child's language and literacy development and school success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Cryosphere

The Cryosphere
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Author: Shawn Marshall
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780691145266
Release: 2012
Editor: Princeton University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The cryosphere encompasses the Earth's snow and ice masses. It is a critical part of our planet's climate system, one that is especially at risk from climate change and global warming. The Cryosphere provides an essential introduction to the subject, written by one of the world's leading experts in Earth-system science. In this primer, glaciologist Shawn Marshall introduces readers to the cryosphere and the broader role it plays in our global climate system. After giving a concise overview, he fully explains each component of the cryosphere and how it works--seasonal snow, permafrost, river and lake ice, sea ice, glaciers, ice sheets, and ice shelves. Marshall describes how snow and ice interact with our atmosphere and oceans and how they influence climate, sea level, and ocean circulation. He looks at the cryosphere's role in past ice ages and considers the changing cryosphere's future impact on our landscape, oceans, and climate. Accessible and authoritative, this primer also features a glossary of key terms, suggestions for further reading, explanations of equations, and a discussion of open research questions in the field.

Basic Fundamentals in Hearing Science

Basic Fundamentals in Hearing Science
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Author: Tony L. Sahley,Frank E. Musiek
Pages: 704
ISBN: 9781597569293
Release: 2015-01-01
Editor: Plural Publishing

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Speech and Hearing Science

Speech and Hearing Science
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Author: Willard R. Zemlin
Pages: 610
ISBN: 0132568330
Release: 2010-08-13
Editor: Pearson Education

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Finely illustrated and exceptionally readable, this fourth edition of the leading text in Speech and Hearing Science, is dedicated to the habilitation and rehabilitation of the speech and hearing impaired. This comprehensive and highly popular text provides a solid foundation in the anatomy and physiology of respiration, phonation, articulation, neurology, and hearing. Now in its fourth edition, this classic text has been thoroughly updated and features a highly readable format, clearer illustrations, and the addition of a second color. Clinically relevant materials punctuate the entire text, as well as in-depth supplemental and clinical notes. Key terms are boldfaced, and numerous new illustrations create dramatic visual impact.

A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python

A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python
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Author: Hans Petter Langtangen
Pages: 922
ISBN: 9783662498873
Release: 2016-07-28
Editor: Springer

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The book serves as a first introduction to computer programming of scientific applications, using the high-level Python language. The exposition is example and problem-oriented, where the applications are taken from mathematics, numerical calculus, statistics, physics, biology and finance. The book teaches "Matlab-style" and procedural programming as well as object-oriented programming. High school mathematics is a required background and it is advantageous to study classical and numerical one-variable calculus in parallel with reading this book. Besides learning how to program computers, the reader will also learn how to solve mathematical problems, arising in various branches of science and engineering, with the aid of numerical methods and programming. By blending programming, mathematics and scientific applications, the book lays a solid foundation for practicing computational science. From the reviews: Langtangen ... does an excellent job of introducing programming as a set of skills in problem solving. He guides the reader into thinking properly about producing program logic and data structures for modeling real-world problems using objects and functions and embracing the object-oriented paradigm. ... Summing Up: Highly recommended. F. H. Wild III, Choice, Vol. 47 (8), April 2010 Those of us who have learned scientific programming in Python ‘on the streets’ could be a little jealous of students who have the opportunity to take a course out of Langtangen’s Primer.” John D. Cook, The Mathematical Association of America, September 2011 This book goes through Python in particular, and programming in general, via tasks that scientists will likely perform. It contains valuable information for students new to scientific computing and would be the perfect bridge between an introduction to programming and an advanced course on numerical methods or computational science. Alex Small, IEEE, CiSE Vol. 14 (2), March /April 2012 “This fourth edition is a wonderful, inclusive textbook that covers pretty much everything one needs to know to go from zero to fairly sophisticated scientific programming in Python...” Joan Horvath, Computing Reviews, March 2015

Contact

Contact
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Author: Carl Sagan
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781501172311
Release: 2016-12-20
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and astronomer Carl Sagan imagines the greatest adventure of all—the discovery of an advanced civilization in the depths of space. In December of 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who—or what—is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe. In Contact, he predicts its future—and our own.

Speech Science Primer

Speech Science Primer
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Author: Lawrence J. Raphael,Gloria J. Borden,Katherine S. Harris
Pages: 333
ISBN: 1608313573
Release: 2011
Editor: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Written in a clear, reader-friendly style, Speech Science Primer serves as an introduction to speech science and covers basic information on acoustics, the acoustic analysis of speech, speech anatomy and physiology, and speech perception. It also includes topics such as research methodology, speech motor control, and history/evolution of speech science. With its reader-friendly content and valuable online resources,Speech Science Primer: Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech, Sixth Edition is an ideal text for beginning speech pathology and audiology students and faculty.