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  1. Handbook of Vowels and Vowel Disorders

    Edited by Martin J. Ball, Fiona E. Gibbon

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    In the general study of speech and phonetics, vowels have stood in second place to consonants. But what vowels are, how they differ from one another, how they vary among speakers, and how they are subject to disorder, are questions that require a closer examination. This Handbook presents a...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. Current Issues in Developmental Disorders

    Edited by Chloë R. Marshall

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Cognitive development in children is a highly complex process which, while remarkably resilient, can be disrupted in a variety of ways. This volume focuses on two types of neurodevelopmental disorder: syndromic conditions such as fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome and...

    Published August 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Visual Word Recognition Volume 2

    Meaning and Context, Individuals and Development

    Edited by James S Adelman

    Series: Current Issues in the Psychology of Language

    Word recognition is the component of reading which involves the identification of individual words. Together the two volumes of Visual Word Recognition offer a state-of-the-art overview of contemporary research from leading figures in the field. This second volume examines how research on word...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. Perspectives on Agrammatism

    Edited by Roelien Bastiaanse, Cynthia K. Thompson

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Agrammatic aphasia (agrammatism), resulting from brain damage to regions of the brain involved in language processing, affects grammatical aspects of language. Therefore, research examining language breakdown (and recovery) patterns in agrammatism is of great interest and importance to linguists,...

    Published April 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Communication Sciences and Disorders

    An Introduction to the Professions

    By Dale F. Williams

    Few activities can match the complexity of human communication. Given its intricacy, it is understandable that the process will not always work properly. When it doesn't, the effects can be devastating, given how much of everyday life depends on communicating with one another. Despite its...

    Published September 20th 2011 by Psychology Press

  6. Explaining Individual Differences in Reading

    Theory and Evidence

    Edited by Susan A. Brady, David Braze, Carol A. Fowler

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    Research into reading development and reading disabilities has been dominated by phonologically guided theories for several decades. In this volume, the authors of 11 chapters report on a wide array of current research topics, examining the scope, limits and implications of a phonological theory....

    Published April 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. Cluttering

    A Handbook of Research, Intervention and Education

    Edited by David Ward, Kathleen Scaler Scott

    Very few people are aware of the significant negative impact that cluttering -- a communication disorder that affects a person's ability to speak in a clear, concise and fluent manner -- can have on one's life educationally, socially and vocationally. Although different from...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. Scoring Software for the Comprehensive Aphasia Test

    By Robin Keith, Elise Croot

    The Scoring Software for the Comprehensive Aphasia Test makes scoring CAT assessments easy. Enter results from the CAT scoring book into the easy-to-use spreadsheet and the software instantly calculates totals and t-scores and produces three graphs that can be shared with clients and their families...

    Published December 3rd 2010 by Psychology Press

  9. Therapeutic Processes for Communication Disorders

    A Guide for Clinicians and Students

    Edited by Robert J. Fourie

    Why do many people with disorders of communication experience a sense of demoralization? Do these subjective experiences have any bearing on how such problems should be treated? How can professionals dealing with speech, language, hearing and other communication disorders analyse and respond to the...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Psychology Press

  10. The Handbook of Psycholinguistic and Cognitive Processes

    Perspectives in Communication Disorders

    Edited by Jackie Guendouzi, Filip Loncke, Mandy J. Williams

    This handbook includes an overview of those areas of cognition and language processing that are relevant to the field of communication disorders, and provides examples of theoretical approaches to problems and issues in communication disorders. The first section includes a collection of chapters...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Psychology Press