For courses in communication disorders and language disorders.
Assessments and interventions for children with language problems.
Taking a functional approach, Language Disorders, 6/e focuses on children's language problems from a holistic perspective. Unlike other language disorders texts, it moves logically from assessment through intervention emphasizing universal techniques that work for all delays and disorders. With over 1200 new references, it provides a strong theoretical background and emphasizes evidence-based practices. This edition includes a new chapter on early communication intervention, more on language analysis, coverage of Specific Language Impairment, and more on augmentative and alternative communication.
Table of Contents
- A Functional Language Approach
- Language Impairments
- Early Communication Intervention
- Assessment of Preschool and School-Age Children with Language Impairment
- Assessment of Preschool and School-Age Children with Language Difference
- Language Sampling
- Language Analysis
- Narrative Analysis
- A Functional Intervention Model
- Manipulating Context
- Specific Intervention Techniques
- Classroom Functional Intervention
- Literacy Impairments: Language in a Visual Mode
APPENDIX A: CONSIDERATIONS FOR CLD CHILDREN
APPENDIX B: LANGUAGE ANALYSIS METHODS
APPENDIX C: SELECTED ENGLISH MORPHOLOGICAL PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES
APPENDIX D: INDIRECT ELICITATION TECHNIQUES
APPENDIX E: INTERVENTION ACTIVITIES AND LANGUAGE TARGETS
APPENDIX F: USE OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE IN PRESCHOOL CLASSROOMS
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$63.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-297885-9