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  1. Assessment of Language Disorders in Children

    By Rebecca J. McCauley

    This book constitutes a clear, comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the basic principles of psychological and educational assessment that underlie effective clinical decisions about childhood language disorders. Rebecca McCauley describes specific commonly used tools, as well as general...

    Published October 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  2. Basic Processes in Early Second Language Reading

    A Special Issue of scientific Studies of Reading

    Edited by Esther Geva, Ludo Verhoeven

    The four articles in this issue represent recent developments in the study of basic processes in L2 reading at the primary level. The research reported reflects the array of theoretical and instructional issues targeted currently by researchers who wish to understand L2 reading development in young...

    Published August 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  3. Nonverbal Perceptual and Cognitive Processes in Children With Language Disorders

    Toward A New Framework for Clinical intervention

    By Walter Bischofberger, F‚licie Affolter, F‚licie Affolter

    Edited by Ida J. Stockman, Ida J. Stockman

    A growing body of literature is suggesting that many children with language disorders and delays--even those with so-called specific language impairment--have difficulties in other domains as well. In this pathbreaking book, the authors draw on more than 40 years of research and clinical...

    Published August 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  4. Second and Foreign Language Learning Through Classroom Interaction

    Edited by Joan Kelly Hall, Lorrie Stoops Verplaetse

    This volume brings together the current theoretical interest in reconceptualizing second and foreign language learning from a sociocultural perspective on language and learning, with practical concerns about second and foreign language pedagogy. It presents a set of studies whose focus is on the...

    Published May 31st 2000 by Routledge

  5. The Grammar of Autobiography

    A Developmental Account

    By Jean Quigley

    This is the first book to bring together four distinct literatures--functional linguistics, child language, narrative development, and discursive psychology. It is an outgrowth of the historical relationship between psychology and linguistics, especially the post-Wittgensteinian "turn to language."...

    Published April 30th 2000 by Psychology Press

  6. The Emergence of the Speech Capacity

    By D. Kimbrough Oller

    Recent studies of vocal development in infants have shed new light on old questions of how the speech capacity is founded and how it may have evolved in the human species. Vocalizations in the very first months of life appear to provide previously unrecognized clues to the earliest steps in the...

    Published December 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  7. Methods for Studying Language Production

    Edited by Lise Menn, Nan Bernstein Ratner

    In this volume, which simultaneously honors the career contributions of Jean Berko Gleason and provides an overview of a broad and increasingly important research area, a panel of highly productive language researchers share and evaluate methods of eliciting and analyzing language production across...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Psychology Press

  8. Language Development and Social Interaction in Blind Children

    By Miguel Perez-Pereira, Gina Conti-Ramsden

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    This book provides an up-to-date account of blind children's developing communicative abilities with particular emphasis on social cognition and language acquisition from infancy to early school age. It purports to foster dialogue between those interested in the study of typically developing...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Psychology Press

  9. The Development of Language

    Edited by Martyn Barrett

    Series: Studies in Developmental Psychology

    This book presents a general overview of our current knowledge of language development in children. All the principal strands of language development are covered, including phonological, lexical, syntactic and pragmatic development; bilingualism; precursors to language development in infancy; and...

    Published September 1st 1999 by Psychology Press

  10. Child Language

    2nd Edition

    By Jean Stilwell Peccei

    Series: Language Workbooks

    Building on the established strengths of the first edition, Child Language has now been fully updated and includes some basic theory content, more exercises and summaries at the end of each unit. Child Language:* introduces students to key areas involved in the study of children's language:...

    Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge