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By David Morris

This dictionary presents transparent and concise causes of phrases utilized in the sphere of speech, treatment pathology and proper phrases in similar fields together with augmentative, substitute communique, listening to, linguistic, medication, phonetics/phonology and psychology/psychiatry.

Those operating with those who have communique problems and people who could be returning to this box will locate the reasons effortless to appreciate. phrases contain tests, treatment programmes and present theories in those fields.

This version has been completely up-to-date. It comprises invaluable web site addresses for brands and providers of communique aids and publishers of checks, and the place to discover necessary details on the web for varied conditions.

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Tor placed on the mastoid process behind the EAR. These vibrations proBoehm Test of Basic Concepts (1971, duce a signal transmitted to the inner revised 1986) devised by Boehm, it is a ear through the bones in the skull. It is standardised assessment which is conused when an AIR-CONDUCTION HEARING cerned with the comprehension of conAID cannot be worn or is ineffective. In cepts. Fifty concepts are divided into the last 25 years bone conduction four categories: space, time, quantity 33 Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination (BDAE) of verbal fluency, word-finding difficulimplants have been used, two of which ty (see LEXICAL SYNTACTIC DEFICIT), repetiare the bone-anchored hearing aid tion, serial speech, loss of SYNTAX, (BAHA) (1977) and the Audiant (1984).

G. there is only one way to hold a cup. See Beard (1969). astereognosis an inability to recognise shapes by tactile means. Oral stereognosis is the recognition of differing shapes and textures intraorally. See Kolb and Whishaw (1996). Aston Index devised by Newton and Thomson at Aston University in 1976, it is a screening test to assess the use of children's language between the ages of 5 and 14 years. It has two levels of which level 1 is suitable for the screening of 5-6 year olds while level 2 is for use with the older age range.

See Smith et al (2003). B e k e s y a u d i o m e t r y a p r o c e d u r e used in PURE-TONE AUDIOMETRY. E a r p h o n e s are of the facial nerve (see CRANIAL NERVES) . Its cause is usually unknown but it can be a result of a viral infection which involves the geniculate ganglion. Bell's palsy occurs often in the middle-aged and elderly. There is a facial paralysis which progresses steadily to a severe weakness and even to total loss of power on one side of the face. The affected side may present with a sagging cheek and it may be impossible to close the eye; in fact, the eye can hardly close and, at times, it is impossible to close because of weakness in the orbicularis oculi (see MUSCLES OF FACIAL EXPRESSION).

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