Get quick access to the most up-to-date information on cleft palate speech therapy with The Clinician’s Guide to Treating Cleft Palate Speech, 2nd Edition. This textbook features an easy-to-use format — including many bulleted lists, tables, and illustrations — to give you instant access to the answers you need surrounding the effects of clefts and non-cleft velopharyngealinadequacy (VPI) on communication development in children. Updated information includes new content on interprofessional team decision-making, along with the diagnosis and management of the resulting disorders.
- Brief summaries cover the effects of clefts and non-cleft velopharyngeal inadequacy on communication development in children.
- Quick-reference format includes bulleted lists, tables, and boxes for easy access to key information needed in day-to-day practice.
- Special tips boxes feature hints and additional clinical information from the authors, and other recognized experts in the field of cleft palate management.
Preface: The Care of a Child with a Cleft
Chapter 1: Cleft Lip and Palate and Non-Cleft Velopharyngeal Inadequacy
Chapter 2: Feeding a Baby with a Cleft
Chapter 3: Physical Management of Clefts: Primary
Chapter 4: Early Phonological Development
Chapter 5: Effects of Clefts and Non-Cleft VPI on Speech
Chapter 6: Other Consequences of Clefts
Chapter 7: Performing an Orofacial Exam
Chapter 8: Perceptual Evaluation of Cleft Palate Speech
Chapter 9: Instrumental Evaluation of Velopharyngeal Function
Chapter 10: Physical Management of Velopharyngeal Inadequacy
Chapter 11: Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers
Chapter 12: Speech Therapy For Cleft-Related Misarticulations
Chapter 13: Four Multianomaly Conditions that Include Clefts