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Language and Communication Disorders in Children, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By Deena K. Bernstein, Ellenmorris Tiegerman-Farber

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Aug 11, 2008

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The sixth edition of Language and Communication Disorders in Children is a major revision that focuses on the area of language to explain different kinds of developmental disabilities in children.

 

This best-selling introduction to language disorders focuses on the area of language to explain different kinds of developmental disabilities in children from birth through school-age. The sixth edition has been substantially revised to bring about the most current information in the dynamic areas of speech-language pathology and special education, keenly focused on the ways in which children learn language and how to help those who struggle with it. Throughout the text, the authors challenge their readers to apply theories of child development, speech and hearing science, and language development and disorders to their study of children’s language and communication disorders. A comprehensive yet highly readable text, containing theory and practical applications, Language and Communication Disorders in Children, Sixth Edition, offers its audience a rewarding experience in learning how to provide language intervention to children who have communication disorders. 

Table of Contents

PART I: The Nature of Language & Language Development

Chapter 1: The Nature of Language and Language Development

Chapter 2: Language and Communication Development: An Overview

 

PART II: Language Disorders Across Populations

Chapter 3: Early Communication Disorders

Chapter 4: Specific Language Impairment & Language Disorders in Pre-Schoolers

Chapter 5: Language & Learning Disabilities in School Age Children

Chapter 6: Mental Retardation: Difference or Delay

Chapter 7: ASD. Learning to Communicate

Chapter 8: Considerations & Implications for Habilitation of HI Children                        

 

PART III: Language Assessment & Intervention

Chapter 9: The Role of the SLP

Chapter 10: Planning Language Intervention for Young Children                             

Chapter 11: Assessment and Intervention Guidelines for School Age Children with Language Learning Disabilities

Chapter 12: Language Disorders in Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Children

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$72.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504180-2