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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 117 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. 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 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Foreign Accent Syndromes

    The stories people have to tell

    By Jack Ryalls, Nick Miller

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Listening to Speech

    An Auditory Perspective

    Edited by Steven Greenberg, William Ainsworth

    The human species is largely defined by its use of spoken language, so integral is speech communication to behavior and social interaction. Despite its importance in everyday life, comparatively little is known about the auditory mechanisms that underlie the ability to understand language. The...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Developmental Language Disorders

    From Phenotypes to Etiologies

    Edited by Mabel L. Rice, Steven F. Warren

    Developmental Language Disorders: From Phenotypes to Etiologies is based on the recent conference of the same name sponsored by the Merrill Advanced Studies Center of the University of Kansas. In the past 10 years, considerable advances have taken place in our understanding of genetic and...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Foreign Vocabulary in Sign Languages

    A Cross-Linguistic Investigation of Word Formation

    Edited by Diane Brentari

    This book takes a close look at the ways that five sign languages borrow elements from the surrounding, dominant spoken language community where each is situated. It offers careful analyses of semantic, morphosyntactic, and phonological adaption of forms taken from a source language (in this case a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Approaches to Discourse in Dementia

    By Jacqueline A. Guendouzi, Nicole Muller

    The qualitative analysis of naturally occurring discourse in neurogenic communication disorders, specifically in dementia studies, has experienced recent burgeoning interest from wide-ranging disciplines. This multidisciplinarity has been exciting, but has added contextual confusion. This book...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Psychological Perspectives on Deafness

    Volume II

    Edited by Marc Marschark, M. Diane Clark

    This edited volume picks up where Psychological Perspectives on Deafness, Volume 1 ended. Composed of review chapters that reflect cutting-edge views from well-known international researchers within the field, this book surveys issues within the field of deafness, such as cognition, learning...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. 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