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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Uncommon Understanding (Classic Edition)

    Development and disorders of language comprehension in children

    By Dorothy V. M. Bishop

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge 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 14th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 12th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 2nd 2013 by Psychology Press