Medical-Legal and Forensic Aspects of Communication Disorders, Voice Prints, and Speaker Profiling is your comprehensive guide to this complicated area. This four part book is perhaps one of the most complete on this topic. Part I reviews the discipline of communication sciences and disorders and discusses the research methodology used to expand its knowledge base. Part II addresses issues related to medical malpractice and other medical-legal areas for all of the major communication and swallowing disorders. This section includes legal references and case studies. Part III of this volume examines spectrographic voice identification, the use of voice prints to identify or confirm the identities of speakers and suspects. Included in this section is a discussion of the acoustics of speech, a comprehensive review of phonetics, and voice prints showing and describing their salient forensic features. Part IV addresses the evolving concept of speaker profiling, the qfactsq that can be concluded, and the qconjectureq drawn about what a speaker says and how he or she says it. Chapters in this section address speaker profiling principles, accent and dialect, speech patterns of intoxicated persons, speaker profiling during forensic interviews and interrogations, profiling persons with communication disorders, and instrumental voice stress analysis. This volume is designed to be the most authoritative, comprehensive text on these subjects, and a valuable resource for lawyers, judges, and professionals from law enforcement, homeland security, and intelligence agencies.Children are prescribed hearing aids, and where medically indicated, they receive cochlear implants (see Chapter 14). ... They believe manual communication, finger spelling and sign language, is the natural way for deaf persons to communicate. ... deaf person has never heard speech, he or she does not have the same type of internal monologues, self-talk, occurring in people with normal hearing.
|Title||:||Medical-legal and Forensic Aspects of Communication Disorders, Voice Prints, and Speaker Profiling|
|Author||:||Dennis C. Tanner|
|Publisher||:||Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company - 2007-01-01|