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  1. Understanding Developmental Language Disorders

    From Theory to Practice

    Edited by Courtenay Frazier Norbury, J. Bruce Tomblin, Dorothy V.M. Bishop

    Developmental language disorders (DLD) occur when a child fails to develop his or her native language often for no apparent reason. Delayed development of speech and/or language is one of the most common reasons for parents of preschool children to seek the advice of their family doctor. Although...

    Published June 30th 2008 by Psychology Press

  2. Adult Learning Disorders

    Contemporary Issues

    Edited by Lorraine E. Wolf, Hope E. Schreiber, Jeanette Wasserstein

    Recent advances in neuroimaging and genetics technologies have enhanced our understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders in adults. The authors in this volume not only discuss such advances as they apply to adults with learning disorders, but also address their translation into clinical practice....

    Published May 18th 2008 by Psychology Press

  3. Milestones in the History of Aphasia

    Theories and Protagonists

    By Juergen Tesak, Chris Code

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Milestones in the History of Aphasia surveys the history of aphasia from its earliest mentions in ancient times, to the turn of the new millennium in 2000. The book takes a predominantly chronological approach starting with an examination of the earliest medical documents and medieval attempts to...

    Published January 31st 2008 by Psychology Press

  4. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Communication

    By Vesna Mildner

    This is a book about speech and language. It is primarily intended for those interested in speech and its neurophysiological bases: phoneticians, linguists, educators, speech therapists, psychologists, and neuroscientists. Although speech and language are its central topic, it provides information...

    Published October 11th 2007 by Psychology Press

  5. Verbal Perseveration

    A Special Issue of Aphasiology

    Edited by Jacqueline Ann Stark

    Series: Special Issues of Aphasiology

    Introductory textbooks on neurogenic communication disorders associated with aphasia and brain injury do not provide full documentation of the pervasive influence of perseveration in the diagnosis and treatment of clients with severe language processing deficits. This special issue of Aphasiology...

    Published October 3rd 2007 by Psychology Press

  6. A Language in Space

    The Story of Israeli Sign Language

    By Irit Meir, Wendy Sandler

    This English version of A Language in Space: The Story of Israeli Sign Language, which received the Bahat Award for most outstanding book for a general audience in its Hebrew edition, is an introduction to sign language using Israeli Sign Language (ISL) as a model. Authors Irit Meir and Wendy...

    Published September 6th 2007 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 August 23rd 2007 by Psychology Press

  8. An Essential Guide to Hearing and Balance Disorders

    Edited by R. Steven Ackley, T. Newell Decker, Charles J. Limb

    An Essential Guide to Hearing and Balance Disorders consolidates the most significant clinical aspects of hearing and balance disorders, ranging from cause and diagnosis to treatment and cure. Experts in various subspecialties of this extensive topic introduce readers to the most sophisticated and...

    Published May 23rd 2007 by Psychology Press

  9. International Handbook of Cross-Cultural Neuropsychology

    Edited by Barbara P. Uzzell, Marcel Ponton, Alfredo Ardila

    The role of culture is significant when measuring cognitive abilities during neuropsychological assessments. However, cultural diversity is a frequently overlooked moderating variable. The International Handbook of Cross-Cultural Neuropsychology emphasizes major distinctions among cultural groups...

    Published January 4th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. Automaticity and Control in Language Processing

    Edited by Antje Meyer, Linda Wheeldon, Andrea Krott

    Series: Advances in Behavioural Brain Science

    The use of language is a fundamental component of much of our day-to-day life. Language often co-occurs with other activities with which it must be coordinated. This raises the question of whether the cognitive processes involved in planning spoken utterances and in understanding them are...

    Published December 13th 2006 by Psychology Press