For courses in Language Disorders.
Emphasizing the connection between language and literacy, this text explores language development and language disorders within the context of specific disabilities.
More than ever, it is essential that all students have language and communication skills so they can be successful in school and in the community. Organized in a three-part format, this text examines language development and disorders in school-age children, analyzes language difficulties associated with specific disabilities, and presents assessment techniques and instructional strategies used in today's classrooms. This edition includes new student vignettes, new teacher perspectives, updated activities, and new literacy sections so educators can learn how to apply concepts to real classroom situations.
Table of Contents
Part One: Understanding Language and Communication
Chapter 1 Language and Language Disorders
Chapter 2 The Elements of Language
Chapter 3 Language Acquisition: Bases for Development
Chapter 4 Language Acquisition: Models
Chapter 5 Language Development: Birth Through the Preschool Years
Chapter 6 Language and Literacy in the School Years
Part Two: Language and Communications Disorders
Chapter 7 Language and Students with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorders
Chapter 8 Language and Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Chapter 9 Language and Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Chapter 10 Language and Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Chapter 11 Language and Students with Sensory Disabilities
Chapter 12 Language and Students with Neuromotor Disabilities and Brain Injury
Part Three: Language and Communication in the Classroom
Chapter 13 Assessing Language and Communication
Chapter 14 Enhancing Language and Communication
Chapter 15 Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Chapter 16 Language, Culture, and English Language Learners
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Teaching Students with Language and Communication Disorders, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$59.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-265673-3