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The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive overview of the most important movement disorders and describe the rehabilitation tools available for each disease. The management of movement disorders is challenging since most of these diseases are not curable and hardly treatable. Many of the disorders are chronic or degenerative diseases, therefore patients develop motor complications that could improve with rehabilitation... more...

Intricately shaped and amazingly sensitive, ears are the organs of hearing and balance. When something goes wrong with the ears―whether infection or cancer, eardrum perforation or hearing loss―our overall well-being is generally disturbed. In The Ear Book, Drs. Thomas J. Balkany and Kevin D. Brown, recognized experts on ears and hearing, explain how the anatomy of the ear facilitates hearing and balance and then examine the... more...

THE BEST SELLING BOOK ON THE TOPIC! Access to Supplementary Videos Online: This book comes with related videos hosted on a PluralPlus companion website. If you purchase or rent a used copy of the printed book, the code to access the website printed inside the book may have been previously redeemed/used or be incorrect and you will not be able to use it. To guarantee access to the videos on the website, it is recommended you purchase a new/unsused copy... more...

This best-selling, widely lauded resource has been carefully revised to be the most important edition yet. Clinicians have come to depend on this accessible, easy to navigate resource manual for a wide range of procedures and materials for obtaining, interpreting, and reporting assessment data. In this new edition, you'll find a new chapter on literacy, including much-needed information on reading and writing assessment. There is also updated and... more...

This book discusses the aging voice, one of the interesting issues related to aging. Population aging is an issue in most developed countries, where both physicians and specialists are required to improve clinical and scientific practice for elderly adults. In particular, the need for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of aging voice pathologies is increasing continually. New developments in regenerative medicine have taken... more...


Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence, 4th Edition is the go-to text for all the information you need to properly assess childhood language disorders and provide appropriate treatment. This core resource spans the entire developmental period through adolescence, and uses a descriptive-developmental approach to present basic concepts and vocabulary, an overview of key issues and controversies, the scope of communicative... more...

This practical and comprehensive sourcebook sets out to strengthen the practitioner's understanding of clinically important auditory evoked responses (AERs). It enhances understanding of the anatomy, measurement and interpretation of AERs, helps improve AER recording procedures using stimulus techniques, and introduces new evoked response patient services. This book describes electrocochleography, auditory middle latency response, auditory late... more...

Completely revised and updated, this book focuses on sensory perceptual problems as identified by individuals on the autism spectrum. Despite frequently being identified by individuals with autism as one of the main problems they face, sensory perceptual issues are still often overlooked by professionals. The author covers the sensory perceptual experiences and sensitivities seen in autism spectrum conditions, and the cognitive... more...

The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, Second Edition is the most wide-ranging and complete work of its kind, and has become the definitive reference in the specialty area of pediatric audiology. Content areas range from typical auditory development, to identification and diagnostic processes, to medical and audiologic management of childhood hearing and ear disorders. An interdisciplinary assembly of sixty-six internationally recognized... more...

What students and clinicians need to know about the most recent advances in the changing state of audiology is presented in this accessible resource. Included is coverage of important contemporary issues such as professional practice documents, evidence based practice, multicultural issues, and advances in computer and web-based rehabilitation activities. Written by a renowned team of experts and highly regarded in the field,... more...