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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