CSD faculty author chapters in communication disorders casebook

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) congratulates Dr. Trisha Self, associate professor; Terese Conrad, clinical professor; Dr. Cynthia Richburg, professor; Dr. Karissa Marble-Flint, associate professor; and emerita faculty Dr. Kathy Strattman and Dr. Barbara Hodson, on their recent authorship of three chapters in the second edition of “The Communication Disorders Casebook” by Dr. Shelly Chabon, Dr. Ellen Cohn and Dr. Dorian Lee-Wilkerson.

Dr. Self and Conrad wrote a chapter in the infant/toddler cases section. Their chapter highlights how to develop a communication assessment and treatment plan for a toddler with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder. Dr. McCormick Richburg cowrote a chapter in the hearing section of the book. Her case highlighted the move from identification to implantation for a child with progressive sensorineural hearing loss caused by a Connexin 26 mutation. Dr. Marble-Flint along with Dr. Strattman and Dr. Hodson wrote a chapter regarding literacy/phonology. Their case was about twins who had highly unintelligible speech and are working on enhancing phonological and literacy skills.

The casebook helps students and practitioners have a comprehensive resource showcasing the steps of evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of individuals with speech, language, swallowing and hearing challenges and their families.