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Speech Production Disorders (including Stuttering) Books

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New and Published Books

  1. Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

    By David Kemmerer

    Language is one of our most precious and uniquely human capacities, so it is not surprising that research on its neural substrates has been advancing quite rapidly in recent years. Until now, however, there has not been a single introductory textbook that focuses specifically on this topic....

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Pharmacology and Aphasia

    Edited by Marcelo L. Berthier, Guadalupe Davila

    This book provides clinicians and researchers with the current state-of-the-art on the pharmacological treatment of aphasia. The focus is on the role of different pharmacological agents to improve aphasia associated with stroke and to attenuate language dissolution in degenerative conditions like...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Science of Aphasia Rehabilitation

    Edited by Chris Code, Donald B. Freed

    This book examines the rehabilitation of language disorders in adults, presenting new research, as well as expert insights and perspectives, into this area. The first chapter presents a study on personalised cueing to enhance word finding. Cynthia K. Thompson and her colleagues contribute a chapter...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Foreign Accent Syndromes

    The stories people have to tell

    By Jack Ryalls, Nick Miller

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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