Intervention Planning for Communication Problems Across the Lifespan: Striving for Evidence-Based Practice
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When working with speech-language problems, the clinician engages in the complex decision-making, problem-solving process that is “intervention planning.” There are no failsafe therapeutic recipes for resolving such issues.
Intervention Planning for Communication Problems Across the Lifespan: Striving for Evidence Based Practice provides readers with a thorough, practical guide for formulating plans based on external clinical research, internal clinical practice, and the preferences of informed clients. The text helps readers consider all factors that might be contributing to a speech/language disorder through simulated client cases that are “diagnosed” much in the way real clients would be. Filled with thought-provoking features, this focused text provides an invaluable resource for those entering the field.
Intervention Planning for Communication Problems Across the Lifespan features:
- detailed content that ensures an in-depth, descriptive approach, conveying material in an understandable, yet thorough, manner.
- learning objectives that highlight important concepts and focus student reading.
- Recommended Term Projects allowing opportunity for an applied approach to textual concepts.
- Chapter Exercises and illustrative Boxes and diagrams that make complex, abstract information visual, helping readers to retain what they learn.
Part 1: Foundations of Intervention Planning
Chapter 1: Introduction to Evidence-Based Intervention Planning
Chapter 2: Long-Term Planning: Establishing a Foundation for All Subsequent Planning Phases
Chapter 3: Long-Term Planning: Formulating Long-Term Goals
Chapter 4: Long-Term Planning: Formulating a Procedural Approach
Chapter 5: Short-Term Planning: Short-Term Goals
Chapter 6: Short-Term Planning: Operationalizing the Procedural Approach
Chapter 7: Session Planning Phase
Part 2: Selected Cases of Speech and Language Intervention in Children and Adults
Chapter 8: Intervention Planning for Autism Spectrum Disorders
Chapter 9: Intervention Planning for Speech-Sound Disorders in Children
Chapter 10: Intervention Planning for Second Language Phonology
Chapter 11: School-Age Language-Learning Disabilities and Literacy
Chapter 12: Aphasia