Language Disorders from Infancy through Adolescence
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Language Disorders from Infancy through Adolescence : Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Communicating

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Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence, 4th Edition is the go-to text for all the information you need to properly assess childhood language disorders and provide appropriate treatment. This core resource spans the entire developmental period through adolescence, and uses a descriptive-developmental approach to present basic concepts and vocabulary, an overview of key issues and controversies, the scope of communicative difficulties that make up child language disorders, and information on how language pathologists approach the assessment and intervention processes. This new edition also features significant updates in research, trends, instruction best practices, and social skills assessment. Comprehensive text covers the entire developmental period through adolescence. Clinical application focus featuring case studies, clinical vignettes, and suggested projects helps you apply concepts to professional practice. Straightforward, conversational writing style makes this book easy to read and understand. More than 230 tables and boxes summarize important information such as dialogue examples, sample assessment plans, assessment and intervention principles, activities, and sample transcripts. UNIQUE! Practice exercises with sample transcripts allow you to apply different methods of analysis. UNIQUE! Helpful study guides at the end of each chapter help you review and apply what you have learned. Versatile text is perfect for a variety of language disorder courses, and serves as a great reference tool for professional practitioners. Highly regarded lead author Rhea Paul lends her expertise in diagnosing and managing pediatric language disorders. Communication development milestones are printed on the inside front cover for quick access. Chapter objectives summarize what you can expect to learn in each chapter.Updated content features the latest research, theories, trends and techniques in the field. Information on autism incorporated throughout the text Best practices in preliteracy and literacy instruction The role of the speech-language pathologist on school literacy teams and in response to intervention New reference sources Student/Professional Resources on Evolve include an image bank, video clips, and references linked to PubMed.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 784 pages
  • 216 x 278 x 36mm | 1,859.72g
  • Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Mosby
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, black & white line drawings, black & white tables, colour tables, figures
  • 0323071848
  • 9780323071840
  • 95,384

Table of contents

Section I: Topics in Childhood Language Disorders 1. Models of Child Language Disorders 2. Evaluation and Assessment 3. Principles of Intervention 4. Special Considerations for Special Populations 5. Child Language Disorders in a Pluralistic Society Section II: From Birth to Brown's Stage V 6. Assessment and Intervention in the Prelinguistic Period 7. Assessment and Intervention for Emerging Language 8. Assessment of Developing Language 9. Intervention for Developing Language Section III: Working with Language Learning Disabilities 10. Language, Reading, and Learning in School: What the Speech-Language Pathologist Needs to Know 11. Assessing Student's Language for Learning 12. Intervening at the Language-for-Learning Period 13. Assessing Advanced Language 14. Intervention for Advanced Language
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