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Communication Disorders and Deafness

This guide features resources for research in speech-language pathology, audiology, and speech-language-hearing sciences and disorders.

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Advanced Review of Speech-Language Pathology

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Comprehensive Guide to Autism

Reference Collection (Second Floor)
Volumes 1-5

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Dictionary of Hearing

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Hearing Disorders Handbook

Electronic Resource

Learning Disabilities Sourcebook

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Manual of School Health

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Praxis II: Speech-Language Pathology Practice Questions

Circulation/Reserve Desk (First Floor)

Psychology of Classroom Learning

Electronic Resource
Volumes 1-2

Working with Deaf People

Electronic Resource

Recommended Online Encyclopedia Databases

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Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Tests and Measures Databases

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The following databases provide information to identify tests and measurement instruments.