Roberta B. Pierce has worked extensively with patients of all ages and all types of communication disorders for over thirty years. She has experience in an out-patient rehabilitation center, a rehabilitation hospital, an acute care hospital, and private practice. Since 1975, she has contracted to provide speech-language pathology services to home health agencies. She shares this expertise with clinicians just entering the home health field in the "Speech-Language Pathologist's Guide to Home Health Care". This book contains reference materials, patient and family counseling and education materials, and treatment activities that are invaluable for working with the adult neurogenic population in all healthcare settings. Content coverage includes: diagnostics; documentation; counseling the patient and family; treatment procedures; and therapy activities.
Introduction Types of Impairments Diagnostics Documentation Counseling the Patient and Family Treatment Procedures Therapy Activities: Language Therapy Activities: Articulation Appendix Bibliography Index