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  1. Teaching Evidence-Based Practice

    A Special Issue of Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention

    Edited by Ralf Schlosser, Jeff Sigafoos

    Series: Special Issues of Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention

    Many national professional organizations of speech-language pathologists have adopted evidence-based practice (EBP) as the preferred approach to clinical practice. This mandate brings with it an added responsibility for university programs because they need to prepare future generations of...

    Published January 17th 2010 by Psychology Press

  2. Perspectives on Individual Differences Affecting Therapeutic Change in Communication Disorders

    Edited by Amy L. Weiss

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    This volume examines the ramifications of individual differences in therapy outcomes for a wide variety of communication disorders. In an era where evidence-based practice is the clinical profession's watchword, each chapter attacks this highly relevant issue from a somewhat different...

    Published December 16th 2009 by Psychology Press

  3. Phonology for Communication Disorders

    By Martin J. Ball, Nicole Muller, Ben Rutter

    This textbook describes the approaches to phonology that are most relevant to communication disorders. It examines schools of thought in theoretical phonology, and their relevance to description, explanation and remediation in the clinical context. A recurring theme throughout the book is the...

    Published November 10th 2009 by Psychology Press

  4. Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    Development and Disorders

    Edited by Marilyn A. Nippold, Cheryl M. Scott

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    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...

    Published October 26th 2009 by Psychology Press

  5. Progressive Language Impairments: Intervention and Management

    A Special Issue of Aphasiology

    Edited by Lyndsey Nickels, Karen Croot

    Series: Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science

    Progressive language impairments comprise a broad range of symptoms of impaired language processing that worsen over time as a result of neurodegenerative disease, and that range from impaired knowledge of the concepts underlying language through reading and writing difficulties to impaired ability...

    Published March 4th 2009 by Psychology Press

  6. Dementia

    From Diagnosis to Management - A Functional Approach

    By Michelle S. Bourgeois, Ellen Hickey

    Dementia: From Diagnosis to Management - A Functional Approach is a comprehensive description of a functional and behavioral approach to assessing and treating persons with dementia. While very practical, the information is embedded in a scientific context of the causes, neuropsychological...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Psychology Press

  7. The Syllable and Beyond: New Evidence From Disordered Speech

    A Special Issue of Aphasiology

    Edited by Wolfram Ziegler, Ingrid Aichert

    Series: Special Issues of Aphasiology

    The concept of a "mental syllabary", i.e., a store of syllable-sized motor planning units, has become a cornerstone in the modeling of spoken language production. This idea lead to the question of the significance of syllabic representations in speech impairments, especially in apraxia of speech,...

    Published October 29th 2008 by Psychology Press

  8. Handbook of Child Language Disorders

    Edited by Richard G. Schwartz

    The Handbook of Child Language Disorders provides an in-depth, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art review of current research concerning the nature, assessment, and remediation of language disorders in children. The book includes chapters focusing on specific groups of childhood...

    Published September 8th 2008 by Psychology Press

  9. 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

  10. 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