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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 114 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. Understanding Individual Differences in Language Development Across the School Years

    Edited by J. Bruce Tomblin, Marilyn A. Nippold

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume presents the findings of a large-scale study of individual differences in spoken (and heard) language development during the school years. The goal of the study was to investigate the degree to which language abilities at school entry were stable over time and influential in the child’s...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Clinical Aphasiology

    Future Directions: A Festschrift for Chris Code

    Edited by Martin Ball, Jack Damico

    This book presents a collection of cutting edge work from leading researchers and clinicians around the world on a range of topics within Clinical Aphasiology. However, more than this, the volume is also a tribute to Chris Code, one of the foremost scholars in the field. Professor Code has made a...

    Published January 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

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

    A clinician's guide, 2nd Edition

    By Anne Whitworth, Janet Webster, David Howard

    This is a second edition of the highly popular volume used by clinicians and students in the assessment and intervention of aphasia. It provides both a theoretical and practical reference to cognitive neuropsychological approaches for speech-language pathologists and therapists working with people...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Dialogue and Dementia

    Cognitive and Communicative Resources for Engagement

    Edited by Robert W. Schrauf, Nicole Müller

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume takes the positive view that conversation between persons with dementia and their interlocutors is a privileged site for ongoing cognitive engagement. The book aims to identify and describe specific linguistic devices or strategies at the level of turn-by-turn talk that promote and...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. The Sense of Hearing

    Second Edition

    By Christopher J. Plack

    The Sense of Hearing is a truly accessible introduction to auditory perception that is intended for students approaching the subject for the first time, and as a foundation for more advanced study. The second edition has been thoroughly revised throughout, and included new chapters on music,...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Social and Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Skye McDonald, Leanne Togher, Chris Code

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can seriously disrupt the social and communication skills that are basic requirements for everyday life. It is the loss of these interpersonal skills that can be the most devastating for people with TBI and their families. Although there are many books that focus upon...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Challenging Aphasia Therapies

    Broadening the Discourse and Extending the Boundaries

    Edited by Judith Felson Duchan, Sally Byng

    Challenging Aphasia Therapies presents an entirely new approach to thinking on the subject of aphasia therapy by liberating it from traditional models. This is achieved through a process of reflection in which many assumptions previously taken for granted are challenged and reassessed....

    Published October 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Foreign Accent

    The Ontogeny and Phylogeny of Second Language Phonology

    By Roy C. Major

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Even though second-language learners may master the grammar and vocabulary of the new languages, they almost never achieve a native phonology (accent). Scholars and professionals dealing with second-language learners would agree that this is one of the most persistent challenges they face. Now,...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 September 12th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Life After Brain Injury

    Survivors' Stories

    By Barbara A. Wilson, Jill Winegardner, Fiona Ashworth

    This is the first book of its kind to include the personal accounts of people who have survived injury to the brain, along with professional therapists' reports of their progress through rehabilitation. The paintings and stories of survivors combine with experts' discussions of the theory and...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Psychology Press