ERIC Number: ED456586
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Florida Journal of Communication Disorders, 1999.
Lundy, Donna S., Ed.
Florida Journal of Communication Disorders
This issue contains eight articles that represent information on a variety of highly specialized topics involving communicative sciences. Articles include: (1) "The Reliability of the Kay Elemetrics Multidimensional Voice Program (MDVP) for Acoustic Analysis of the Normal Voice" (Ann Marie Cimino and Christine M. Sapienza), which focuses on the reliability of using the Multidimensional Voice Program for objectifying normal and abnormal voices; (2) "A Case Study of an Adolescent African American English Dialect Speaker with a Language Disorder" (Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, Kenyatta O. Rivers, and Dona L. Hedrick), which highlights the differentiation of the disorder for the variation in dialect; (3) "Matching Stuttering Therapy Procedures with Clients: A Preliminary Investigation" (Dale F. Williams), which details the importance of matching the specific technique to the individual needs of the patient; (4) "A Case Example of a Bilingual Evaluation: A Tutorial" (Alejandro Brice and Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin), which presents a case study and details the necessary components of a comprehensive assessment; (5) "Voice and Swallowing Considerations after Laryngotracheal Reconstruction in Children" (William R. Spencer and Gary D. Josephson), which discusses the various surgical approaches to subglottic stenosis and possible voice and swallowing alterations; (6) "Genetic Hearing Loss in Children" (Gary D. Josephson and William R. Spencer), which presents an approach to many of the congenital and genetic syndromes that may involve hearing sensitivity; (7) "Evoked Otoacoustic Emissions as an Objective Screener for Ototoxicity" (Brenda L. Lonsbury-Martin, Bradford D. Ress, and Glen K. Martin), which presents the results of research in utilizing evoked otoacoustic emissions as an objective and highly sensitive indicator of damage from ototoxic drugs; and (8) "The Near-Total Laryngectomy and the Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist" (Lisa M. Proper), which describes the surgical procedures, expected voice and swallowing changes, and rehabilitation needs. (Articles include references. Contains the 1999 Florida Journal of Communication Disorders Home Study Test & Registration.) (CR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Auditory Evaluation, Bilingual Students, Black Dialects, Case Studies, Children, Evaluation Methods, Genetics, Hearing Impairments, Language Impairments, Screening Tests, Speech Impairments, Speech Language Pathology, Speech Therapy, Student Evaluation, Stuttering, Test Reliability, Voice Disorders
Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (FLASHA), 335 Beard St., Tallahassee, FL 32303. Tel: 305-243-5290; Fax: 305-243-5291.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Tallahassee.
Note: Published annually. For the 1998 issue, see ED 438 686.