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  1. Communication Sciences and Disorders

    An Introduction to the Professions

    By Dale F. Williams

    Few activities can match the complexity of human communication. Given its intricacy, it is understandable that the process will not always work properly. When it doesn't, the effects can be devastating, given how much of everyday life depends on communicating with one another. Despite its...

    Published September 19th 2011 by Psychology Press

  2. Explaining Individual Differences in Reading

    Theory and Evidence

    Edited by Susan A. Brady, David Braze, Carol A. Fowler

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    Research into reading development and reading disabilities has been dominated by phonologically guided theories for several decades. In this volume, the authors of 11 chapters report on a wide array of current research topics, examining the scope, limits and implications of a phonological theory....

    Published April 17th 2011 by Psychology Press

  3. Therapeutic Processes for Communication Disorders

    A Guide for Clinicians and Students

    Edited by Robert J. Fourie

    Why do many people with disorders of communication experience a sense of demoralization? Do these subjective experiences have any bearing on how such problems should be treated? How can professionals dealing with speech, language, hearing and other communication disorders analyse and respond to the...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. Infant Pathways to Language

    Methods, Models, and Research Directions

    Edited by John Colombo, Peggy McCardle, Lisa Freund

    The recent progress in cognitive neuroscience, and the importance of genetic factors and gene-environment interactions in shaping behavioral functions in early childhood, have both underscored the primacy of early experience and development on brain development and function. The contributors to...

    Published October 14th 2008 by Psychology Press

  5. Handbook of Child Language Disorders

    Edited by Richard G. Schwartz

    The Handbook of Child Language Disorders provides an in-depth, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art review of current research concerning the nature, assessment, and remediation of language disorders in children. The book includes chapters focusing on specific groups of childhood...

    Published September 8th 2008 by Psychology Press

  6. Understanding Developmental Language Disorders

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Courtenay Frazier Norbury, J. Bruce Tomblin, Dorothy V.M. Bishop

    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 June 30th 2008 by Psychology Press

  7. Mind, Brain, and Language

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Marie T. Banich, Molly Mack

    Much of the groundbreaking work in many fields is now occurring at the intersection of traditional academic disciplines. This development is well demonstrated in this important and unique volume, which offers a multidisciplinary view of current findings and cutting-edge issues involving the...

    Published May 31st 2003 by Psychology Press

  8. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches To Language Structure, Volume II

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The newly emerging approaches to language termed, "Functional and Cognitive Linguistics," however, are much less formally oriented. Instead, functional and...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Psychology Press

  9. Language, Cognition, and the Brain

    Insights From Sign Language Research

    By Karen Emmorey

    Once signed languages are recognized as natural human languages, a world of exploration opens up. Signed languages provide a powerful tool for investigating the nature of human language and language processing, the relation between cognition and language, and the neural organization of language....

    Published October 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  10. 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