About The Book

Translational research has been present and ongoing for decades and yet, in spite of The National Institutes of Health promoting this “bench-to-bedside” approach since 2006, its adoption by the professions of speech-language pathology and audiology has been relatively scant and mostly individually approached. Although efforts have been made in this direction by individuals, the communication sciences and disorders professions are somewhat behind the curve in not addressing this issue directly.

For practicing clinicians, researchers, and students taking research seminars, Translational Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology examines the broad fields of laboratory, clinical, and public health research. Interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary in scope, it aims to expedite the translation of related discoveries into new and improved standards of care. This series of short essays also honors Dr. Sadanand Singh, the late CEO and Founder of Plural Publishing, Inc., who encouraged innovation throughout his career. All royalties will be donated to the San Diego Foundation/Dr. Sadanand Singh Fund.

About The Authors

Robert Goldfarb, PhD, FASHA, is Professor (with the Professor Recognition Award) of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Adelphi University and Emeritus Professor of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Lehman College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, where he was also Executive Officer. He was a Fulbright Specialist in Applied Linguistics/TEFL in Bogotá, Colombia in 2013. He has published in the areas of adult aphasia, the language of dementia, and the language of schizophrenia, and is also co-author of two tests: The Stocker Probe for Fluency and Language (1995) and Time-Altered Word Association Tests (TAWAT, 2013). He edited and contributed chapters to two books and co-authored six others. He is the recipient of major awards and highest honors from New York City and New York State professional associations.

Table of Contents

About the Editor
List of Contributors

I. In Memory of Dr. Sadanand Singh
1. Eulogy – Jeffrey L. Danhauer
2. In the Course of a Lifetime: A Multidimensional Relationship – Thomas Murry
3. Milestones and Cases Along the Way – John W. Oller Jr.
4. My Personal Journey with a Good Friend and Scholar: My Tribute to Dr. Sadanand Singh – Jon K. Shallop

II. The Nature of Translational Research
5. Models and Concepts of Translational Research – Ray D. Kent
6. The Science of Dissemination – John C. Rosenbek
7. Promoting Resilience in Young Children: A Role in Prevention of Communication Disorders – Lauren K. Nelson
8. The Artistry of Practice-Based Evidence (PBE): One Practitioner’s Path, Part I – Wendy Papir-Bernstein
9. SoCal BRIDGE Collaborative: Across Treatment Disciplines – Karyn Lewis Searcy, Aubyn Stahmer, and Lauren Brookman-Frazee

III. Public Health, Education, and Clinical Policy
10. Community and Office-Based Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Screening and Education: Our Role and Responsibilities – Edie Hapner
11. Fostering Patient Compliance by Nurturing Clinical Expertise in Graduate School – Alison Behrman
12. The Artistry of Practice-Based Evidence (PBE): One Practitioner’s Path, Part II – Wendy Papir-Bernstein
13. The Interplay Between Legal Policy and Clinical Practice – Andrea F. Blau, Esquire
14. Overdependence on Technology in the Management of Hearing Loss – Joseph J. Montano
15. Noise Exposure and the Potential Impact on Hearing in the Pediatric Population – Yula C. Serpanos and Abbey L. Berg
16. Off-Label Use of Norm-Referenced Tests in Speech-Language Pathology: Insights Gained from Children With Hearing Impairment – Peter Flipsen, Jr.

IV. Communication Disorders and Movement Science
17. Collaborating with Exercise Science: Helping Older Adults Maintain Cognition and Communication – Michelle Gray, Barbara Bennett Shadden, Melissa Powers, and Ro DiBrezzo
18. Movement Science for the SLP – Fran Redstone
19. Verbotonal Body-Movements – Carl W. Asp, Madeline Kline, and Kazunari J. Koike.
20. The Martial Arts of Communication – Dana Battaglia
21. Storybook Yoga: Integrating Shared Book Reading and Yoga to Nurture the Whole Child – Susan Hendler Lederer

V. Audiology and Hearing Science
22. Reflections on Translational Research in Tinnitus and Hyperacusis – David M. Baguley
23. What is Auditory Neuropathy? Translational Studies that Distinguish Inner Hair Cell (IHC) from Auditory-Nerve (AN) Dysfunction – Anthony T. Cacace and Robert F. Burkard
24. Single and Double Dissociations as a Frame of Reference: Application to Auditory Processing Disorders (APDs) – Anthony T. Cacace and Dennis J. McFarland
25. Establishing the Construct Validity of the Auditory Processing Disorder (APD): Application of Psychometric Theory to Clinical Practice – Dennis J. McFarland and Anthony T. Cacace
26. Hearing Aid Setting for Different Languages – Marshall Chasin
27. Preparing Deaf Children for Regular School – Frederick S. Berg
28. Educating Children with Hearing Loss in the Technology Age – Patricia M. Chute and Mary Ellen Nevins
29. Listening to Words: Event-Related Potentials Reveal Cognitive Complexity: Implications for Speech Audiometry – James Jerger and Mary Reagor
30. Evidence-Based Practice in Audiology: Examples from Prevention and Treatment – Jeffrey L. Danhauer and Carole E. Johnson

VI. Speech-Language Science and Speech-Language Pathology
31. Observations on Speech and Swallowing – William Culbertson and Dennis C. Tanner
32. Oral Motor Exercise: The Debate – Mary Pannbacker and Norman J. Lass
33. The Impact of Seeing Speech – Sharynne McLeod
34. Phonological Processes and Traditional Phoneme Acquisition Norms – William Culbertson
35. Voice Research in Hong Kong: Past, Present, and Future – Estella P.-M. Ma and Edwin M.-L. Yiu
36. Translational Display of Neurophysiological Investigations in Communication Sciences and Disorders – Reem Khamis-Dakwar
37. An Acoustic Analysis of a Case of Amusia – Robert Goldfarb and Lawrence J. Raphael
38. Birdsong and Human Speech and Language: What the Zebra Finch Uses, Loses, and Regains – Leonard L. LaPointe, Frank Johnson, Malcolm R. McNeil, and Sheila Pratt
39. Defense Mechanisms and Coping Styles in Aphasia – Dennis C. Tanner
40. The Impact of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Technology – Cindy Geise Arroyo
41. Using Set Theory in SLP Diagnosis and Treatment – Robert Goldfarb and Mary Jo Santo Pietro
42. Verbotonal Worldwide – Carl W. Asp, Madeline Kline, and Kazunari J. Koike
44. Timing is Everything: At Least for MCI – Kathryn Bayles
45. Exploiting Eye-Mind Connections for Translation to Clinical Applications in Language Assessment – Brooke Hallowell
46. Counseling Around the Edges of Traditional Treatment – Audrey L. Holland



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