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  1. Handbook of Qualitative Research in Communication Disorders

    Edited by Martin J. Ball, Nicole Müller, Ryan L. Nelson

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth handbook of qualitative research in the field of communication disorders. It introduces and illustrates the wide range of qualitative paradigms that have been used in recent years to investigate various aspects of communication disorders. The first...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Uncommon Understanding (Classic Edition)

    Development and disorders of language comprehension in children

    By Dorothy Bishop

    Series: Psychology Press Classic Editions

    This is a Classic Edition of Dorothy Bishop's award-winning textbook on the development of language comprehension, which has been in print since 1997, and now includes a new introduction from the author. The book won the British Psychological Society book award in 1999, and is now widely seen as a...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Fluency in Reading

    Synchronization of Processes

    By Zvia Breznitz

    This is the first book to examine in-depth the crucial role of the speed of information processing in the brain in determining reading fluency in both normal and dyslexic readers.Part I explains fluency in reading from both traditional and modern perspectives. Fluency has historically been viewed...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. An Emergence Approach to Speech Acquisition

    Doing and Knowing

    By Barbara L. Davis, Lisa M. Bedore

    The central assertion in this volume is that the young child uses general skills, scaffolded by adults, to acquire the complex knowledge of sound patterns and the goal-directed behaviors for communicating ideas through language and producing speech. A child’s acquisition of phonology is seen...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Scientific Thinking in Speech and Language Therapy

    By Carmel Lum

    Speech and language pathologists, like all professionals who claim to be scientific in their practice, make a public commitment to operate on the basis of knowledge derived in accordance with sound scientific standards. Yet students in communication disorders are given relatively little grounding...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Language Competence Across Populations

    Toward a Definition of Specific Language Impairment

    Edited by Yonata Levy, Jeannette C. Schaeffer

    This unique, edited book bridges studies in language disorders and linguistic theory with timely contributions from leading scholars in language development. It presents an attempt to define Specific Language Impairment, relating it to children of normal and disordered language capabilities. The...

    Published May 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Speech Recognition in Adverse Conditions

    Explorations in Behaviour and Neuroscience

    Edited by Sven Mattys, Ann R. Bradlow, Matthew H. Davis, Sophie Scott

    Series: Special Issues of Language and Cognitive Processes

    Speech recognition in ‘adverse conditions’ has been a familiar area of research in computer science, engineering, and hearing sciences for several decades. In contrast, most psycholinguistic theories of speech recognition are built upon evidence gathered from tasks performed by healthy listeners on...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Investigations in Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics

    Edited by Fay Windsor, M. Louise Kelly, Nigel Hewlett

    Investigations in Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics is a sequel to the eighth meeting of the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association, attended by delegates from 26 different countries. This book reflects the scope of the subject area of clinical phonetics and linguistics, the...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Anomia

    Theoretical and Clinical Aspects

    By Matti Laine, Nadine Martin

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Naming is a fundamental aspect of language. Word-finding deficit, anomia, is the most common symptom of language dysfunction occurring after brain damage. Besides its practical importance, anomia gives a fascinating view on the inner workings of language in the brain. There has been significant...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Dyslexia, Reading and the Brain

    A Sourcebook of Psychological and Biological Research

    By Alan Beaton

    Despite the wealth of literature available on the subject of dyslexia, there is little that explores the subject beyond a single theoretical framework. The need for a comprehensive review of the literature by both researchers and practitioners from different fields and theoretical backgrounds is...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Psychology Press