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"Communication is one of the most important ways we are human and social. A communication disorder robs the child or adult of a critical part of being social and human. The disorder not only affects the individual, but all of their communication partners. One of the greatest joys in our professional lives is using our knowledge and skills to enable a child or adult to learn or relearn how to effectively communicate."

-Larry Barnes


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  • PsycINFO  
    Behavioral sciences database containing full-text and abstracts for journals, books, and book chapters. International coverage for psychology, medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education and pharmacology. Index is created by the American Psychological Association. More than 1.8 million entries. Entries are searchable by language, format, special population groups, classification codes, content type, intended audience, and special features.
  • Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC)  
    Most comprehensive coverage for communications and mass media issues. Includes full text from 300 journals, plus cover-to-cover indexing of more than 400 core journals. About two dozen are indexed from the inaugural issue forward. Coverage includes advertising, rhetoric, communication disorders and much more.

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