Development and disorders of language comprehension in children
This is a Classic Edition of Dorothy Bishop's award-winning textbook on the development of language comprehension, which has been in print since 1997, and now includes a new introduction from the author. The book won the British Psychological Society book award in 1999, and is now widely seen as a...
Published July 15th 2013 by Psychology Press
From Theory to Practice
Developmental language disorders (DLD) occur when a child fails to develop his or her native language often for no apparent reason. Delayed development of speech and/or language is one of the most common reasons for parents of preschool children to seek the advice of their family doctor. Although...
Published July 1st 2008 by Psychology Press
A Special Issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
Uta Frith has been an outstandingly influential figure in the field of developmental neuropsychology for over 40 years, and is internationally renowned for her work on developmental cognitive disorders. Her scholarly influence has defined contemporary research on atypical development, notably in...
Published December 20th 2007 by Psychology Press
A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes
This Special Issue encompasses studies of a wide range of developmental disorders, including Specific Language Impairment (SLI), reading disability, Williams Syndrome, hearing impairment and autistic disorder. Chiat contributes a theoretical analysis of the underlying nature of Specific Language...
Published May 10th 2001 by Psychology Press
Causes, Characteristics, Intervention and Outcome
Delayed development of speech and/or language is one of the commonest reasons for parents of preschool children to seek the advice of a paediatrician.Accessible to non-academic Speech and Language Impairments provides an overview of recent research developments in specific speech and language...
Published February 22nd 2001 by Psychology Press
Development and Disorders of Language Comprehension in Children
A great deal has been written on how children learn to speak, but development of language comprehension has been a relatively neglected topic. This book is unique in integrating research in language acquisition, psycholinguistics and neuropsychology to give a comprehensive picture of the process we...
Published February 27th 1998 by Psychology Press
Ever since attempts were made to describe and explain normal language development, references to exceptional circumstances have been made. Variations in the conditions under which language is acquired can be regarded as natural experiments, which would not be feasible or ethical under normal...
Published March 2nd 1993 by Psychology Press