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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding Individual Differences in Language Development Across the School Years

    Edited by J. Bruce Tomblin, Marilyn A. Nippold

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This volume presents the findings of a large-scale study of individual differences in spoken (and heard) language development during the school years. The goal of the study was to investigate the degree to which language abilities at school entry were stable over time and influential in the child’s...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Literature, Speech Disorders, and Disability

    Talking Normal

    Edited by Christopher Eagle

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Examining representations of speech disorders in works of literature, this first collection of its kind founds a new multidisciplinary subfield related but not limited to the emerging fields of disability studies and medical humanities. The scope is wide-ranging both in terms of national...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Stuttering and Cluttering

    Frameworks for Understanding and Treatment

    By David Ward

    Stuttering and Cluttering provides a comprehensive overview of both theoretical and treatment aspects of disorders of fluency: stuttering (also known as stammering) and the lesser-known cluttering. The book demonstrates how treatment strategies relate to the various theories as to why stuttering...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 4th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 19th 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 17th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. Recovery from Stuttering

    By Peter Howell

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This book is a comprehensive guide to the evidence, theories, and practical issues associated with recovery from stuttering in early childhood and into adolescence. It examines evidence that stuttering is associated with a range of biological factors — such as genetics — and psychological factors —...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Psychology Press

  9. 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

  10. Current Issues in Stuttering Research and Practice

    Edited by Nan Bernstein Ratner, John A. Tetnowski

    This state-of-the art volume is a follow-up to the 1999 publication, Stuttering Research and Practice: Bridging the Gap, edited by Nan Ratner and E. Charles Healey. Like its predecessor, the current book is an edited collection of the presentations from the American Speech-Language-Hearing...

    Published May 25th 2006 by Psychology Press