Table of Contents

Getting Started.
Instructions for routine oral-facial evaluation procedures.
Instructions for discretionary clinical observations.
Suggested adaptations for examinees with special needs.
Interpreting the findings.
Documenting the findings.
Appendix A. Recording forms.
Appendix B. Equipment and supplies.
Appendix C. Optional rapid review of relevant anatomy and physiology.
Appendix D. Summary of relevant cranial nerves. This book guides speech-language pathologists and SLP students through the process of strategically inspecting the oral-facial region for structural and functional integrity. This manual applies principles of evidence-based practice throughout and includes: a review of relevant anatomy and physiology, instructions for inspection procedures, detailed clinical implications for a large number of structural and functional patterns, strategies for organizing and writing appropriate report sections, and implications that may impact plan of care.