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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 119 new and published books in the subject of Speech & Language Disorders — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Cognitive Neuropsychology of Language (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Max Coltheart, Giuseppe Sartori, Remo Job

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Damage to the brain can impair language in many different ways, severely harming some linguistic functions whilst sparing others. To achieve some understanding of the apparently bewildering diversity of language disorders, it is necessary to interpret impaired linguistic performance by relating it...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. A Figure of Speech

    A Festschrift for John Laver

    Edited by William J. Hardcastle, Janet Mackenzie Beck

    Throughout the world, there are phoneticians who have been influenced by the teaching, research, and writings of John Laver. Many have worked with him personally, and most of the contributors to this book are people with whom he has had special links or whose involvement represents an appreciation...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Social Communication Development and Disorders

    Edited by Deborah A. Hwa-Froelich

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions....

    Published December 6th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Selective Mutism (Psychology Revivals)

    Implications for Research and Treatment

    By Thomas R. Kratochwill

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1981, this title was designed to present a comprehensive review of research on, and treatment of selective mutism. It represents the only systematic overview of research and treatment procedures on this behavioral problem at the time. In many respects the literature on...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Aphasia Therapy File

    Volume 2

    Edited by Sally Byng, Judith Felson Duchan, Carole Pound

    The Aphasia Therapy Files represent a practical resource for people who work with individuals with aphasia, either as therapists or as researchers. An overview of issues associated with current practices is combined with a study of the practicalities of determining, designing and implementing...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Adult Learning Disorders

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Lorraine E. Wolf, Hope E. Schreiber, Jeanette Wasserstein

    Recent advances in neuroimaging and genetics technologies have enhanced our understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders in adults. The authors in this volume not only discuss such advances as they apply to adults with learning disorders, but also address their translation into clinical practice....

    Published December 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Pharmacology and Aphasia

    Edited by Marcelo L. Berthier, Guadalupe Davila

    This book provides clinicians and researchers with the current state-of-the-art on the pharmacological treatment of aphasia. The focus is on the role of different pharmacological agents to improve aphasia associated with stroke and to attenuate language dissolution in degenerative conditions like...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Single-Word Reading

    Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Adam J. Naples

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science, single-word reading, which is an essential element in successful reading competence. Single-word reading is an...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Unusual Productions in Phonology

    Universals and Language-Specific Considerations

    Edited by Mehmet Yavas

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    The universalist view that acquisition of phonology is guided by universal principles has been the dominant position for decades. More recently, an alternative view has brought into focus the relationship between developmental markedness and language-specific input frequencies. With...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. The Science of Aphasia Rehabilitation

    Edited by Chris Code, Donald B. Freed

    This book examines the rehabilitation of language disorders in adults, presenting new research, as well as expert insights and perspectives, into this area. The first chapter presents a study on personalised cueing to enhance word finding. Cynthia K. Thompson and her colleagues contribute a chapter...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge