This major text focuses on the decision-making process in the assessment and management of children with speech and language problems. Individual chapters written by experts in their field illustrate how the decisions may vary within different work settings and how they may need to be adapted when working with specific client groups. The book also provides an overview of the skills required by the developing professional and the ways in which speech and language therapists may work with others. The book will be relevant to speech and language therapy students and potential students, specialist teachers in training, newly qualified therapists, therapists returning to the profession specialist teachers and Special Educational Needs Coordinators.
Table of Contents
Section I Professional Issues: learning how to be a professional. Section II Management in different settings. Section III Working with others. Section IV Assessing and managing children with communication problems