This work for speech-language pathologists, SLP students (undergraduate practicum courses) and graduate level, and healthcare professionals, contains practical suggestions and informative explanations. It also offers a comprehensive overview of hearing for the non-specialist. Available resources for information are included in each chapter. The text provides a compilation of information on advances in audiology and its clinical use by the non-specialist. It also offers information on areas that although not commonly taught in graduate school are encountered in the workplace by professionals designated as "communication specialists".