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Forthcoming Speech & Language Disorders Books

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Forthcoming 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...

    To Be Published March 15th 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. 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...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Modeling Sensorineural Hearing Loss

    Edited by Walt Jesteadt

    A recent study indicates that 20 million people in the United States have significant sensorineural hearing loss. Approximately 95% of those people have partial losses, with varying degrees of residual hearing. These percentages are similar in other developed countries. What changes in the function...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. 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...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Communicating Trauma

    Disorders, Delays, and Clinical Presentations in Traumatized Children

    By Na'ama Yehuda

    Even adults who have well-formed language abilities often find putting distress into words a challenge. Children, whose communicative abilities are still forming, may not always verbalize their distress nor know how to explain it. In remarkably compelling prose, Communicating Trauma explores the...

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Surviving Brain Damage After Assault

    Gary's story

    By Barbara Wilson, Samira Dhamapurkar, Anita Rose

    Series: After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

    At 28 years old, Gary was assaulted by 30 assailants with baseball bats and a hammer, resulting in severe brain damage. He had little awareness of his surroundings for 19 months before he started to show some recovery. As only about 9% of patients who remain with a disorder of consciousness for...

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Phonological Skills and Learning to Read

    Classic Edition

    By Usha Claire Goswami, Peter Bryant

    To Be Published October 14th 2015 by Psychology Press