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Written by some of the top researchers and clinicians in the field, Communication Disorders in Multicultural Populations, 4th Edition offers an in-depth look at the major cultural groups in the U.S. and the issues concerning their communication development, common disorders, and treatment options. This fourth edition features a wealth of updates and new features - including the latest research and added coverage of communication issues in countries such as Australia, China, Canada, and Brazil - to give speech-language pathology students and speech-language pathologists a balanced and global perspective on the most topical multicultural communication issues of today.

  • Comprehensive coverage focuses on a wide variety of cultural and age populations.
  • Cutting-edge research and data offer up-to-date discussions based on the latest studies in multiculturalism as it relates to the SLP and AuD professions.
  • Diverse panel of expert authors include some of the top researchers and clinicians in the field.
  • Additional resources provide a focused listing of print and electronic sources at the end of each chapter to support more in-depth study of a particular subject.
  • Chapter on international perspectives tackles issues in countries such as Australia, Canada, China, and Brazil to give you a more global understanding of communication disorders.
  • The latest statistics from the 2010 U.S. Census report offers the most current data available.
  • Increased content on older adults covers the multicultural issues, voice disorders, and neurogenic disorders particular to this important demographic.
  • Case studies give you practice solving realistic clinical problems.
  • Chapter overview and conclusion outline the key information in each chapter and serve as a checklist for content mastery.

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