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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 121 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. Theoretical Issues in Stuttering

    By Ann Packman, Joseph S. Attanasio

    Although there is now a large body of research into the nature and treatment of stuttering, little is understood about its underlying mechanisms. As a result until now there has been no comprehensive review of the numerous theories and models that have been proposed to explain...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    Development and Disorders

    Edited by Marilyn A. Nippold, Cheryl M. Scott

    School success in the 21st century requires proficiency with expository discourse -- the use and understanding of informative language in spoken and written modalities. This occurs, for example, when high school students read their textbooks and listen to their teachers' lectures, and later are...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. A Cognitive Neuropsychological Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Aphasia

    A clinician's guide

    By Anne Whitworth, Janet Webster

    This book provides both a theoretical and practical reference to cognitive neuropsychological approaches to speech and language therapists working with people with aphasia. Having evolved from the activity of a group of clinicians working with people with aphasia, it is a highly practical guide...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Argye E. Hillis

    The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders is the essential guide to the scientific and clinical tenets of aphasia study and treatment. It focuses on how language breaks down after focal brain damage, what patterns of impairment reveal about normal language, and how recovery can be optimally...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Routledge Handbook of Communication Disorders

    Edited by Ruth H. Bahr, Elaine R. Silliman

    The Routledge Handbook of Communication Disorders provides an update on key issues and research in the clinical application of the speech, language and hearing sciences in both children and adults. Focusing on areas of cutting-edge research, this handbook showcases what we know about...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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