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The Speech-Language Pathology Treatment Planner

ISBN: 978-0-471-27504-6
288 pages
February 2004
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The Speech-Language Pathology Treatment Planner provides allthe elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plansthat satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, and third-partypayors. This book helps both the novice and expert speech-language pathologistto identify functional and meaningful strategies for improving a client's communication skills.
  • Saves you hours of time-consuming paperwork, yet offers the freedom to develop customized treatment plans for adult, child, and adolescent clients
  • Organized around 26 main speech-language disabilities, from those associated with aphasia and dysarthria to dysphagia, language disorders, alternative and augmentative communication, voice disorders, and others
  • Over 1,000 well-crafted, clear statements describe the behavioral manifestations of each communication disorder, long-term goals, short-term goals, and clinically tested treatment options
  • Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plan components by disability
  • Handy workbook-style format affords plenty of space to record your own customized definitions, goals, objectives, and interventions
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Table of Contents

PracticePlanners® Series Preface.



Accent Reduction.

Alaryngeal Speech.



Augmentative/Alternative Communication.

Cerebral Palsy.

Cleft Palate.

Developmental Apraxia of Speech.




Fluency Disorders.

Hearing Impairment.

Infants at-Risk.

Language Disorders—Adolescents.

Language Disorders—Children.

Language Disorders—Preschoolers.

Mental Impairment.

Pervasive Developmental Disorder— Asperger’s Syndrome.

Pervasive Developmental Disorder—Autism.

Phonological Disorders.

Right Hemisphere Dysfunction.

Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependence.

Traumatic Brain Injury—Adult.

Traumatic Brain Injury—Pediatric.

Voice Disorders.

Appendix A: Annotated Bibliography for Professionals 248

Appendix B: Bibliotherapy References 262

Appendix C: Index of DSM-IV-TR Codes Associated with Presenting Problems.

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Author Information

ARTHUR E. JONGSMA, Jr., PhD, is Series Editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners®. He is also the founder and Director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

KEITH LANDIS, MA, diagnoses and treats geriatric patients with communication disorders at Alden Rehabilitation and Nursing Centers in Illinois.

JUDITH VANDER WOUDE, PhD, is a Speech-Language Pathologist and Associate Professor for the Speech Pathology and Audiology Program at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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