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

    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 overall success in important aspects of development. 

  2. Dialogue and Dementia

    This volume takes the positive view that conversation between persons with dementia and their interlocutors is a privileged site for ongoing cognitive engagement. Specifically, the book aims to identify and describe specific linguistic devices or strategies at the level of turn-by-turn talk that promote and extend conversation and to explore real-world engagements that reflect these strategies. 

  3. Social and Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury 2nd Edition

    Bringing together a range of expert international researchers interested in understanding the nature and treatment of TBI this book covers topics from understanding how the brain damage occurs, how it affects social and communication skills and how these problems might be treated.

  4. Handbook of Qualitative Research in Communication Disorders

    This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth handbook of qualitative research in the field of communication disorders. It introduces and illustrates the wide range of qualitative paradigms that have been used in recent years to investigate various aspects of communication disorders. 

  5. Life After Brain Injury: Survivors’ Stories

    The first book of its kind to include the personal accounts of people who have survived injury to the brain, along with professional therapists' reports of their progress through rehabilitation. Life After Brain Injury will help all those working in rehabilitation understand the principles involved in holistic brain injury rehabilitation and how these principles, combined with theory and models, translate into clinical practice.

  6. An Emergence Approach to Speech Acquisition: Doing and Knowing

    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.

    Throughout, an evaluation is made of the research on patterns of typical development across languages in monolingual and bilingual children and children with speech impairments affecting various aspects of their developing complex system.

  7. Paperbacks Direct catalog

    Bestselling titles now available in paperback

    Paperbacks Direct are topical books that represent the best of our cutting-edge hardback publishing in a paperback format and price. Check out which of our Paperbacks Direct are publishing this month.

  8. Developmental Neuropsychology

    Developmental Neuropsychology draws upon the research of Alexander Luria and Lev Vygotsky to present a comprehensive study of developmental neuropsychology from a Russian, and Western perspective. Janna Glozman offers a fresh and accessible analysis of Luria and Vygotsky’s collaboration, which greatly influenced the field of neuropsychology as we know it today.

  9. Short-term and Working Memory Impairments in Aphasia

    Research in language processing and language impairment has focused extensively on elements of linguistic representation that are accessed and retrieved in comprehension, repetition and production of words and sentences. These studies have provided important information about the effects of characteristics of words (e.g., frequency, imageability) and sentences (e.g., syntactic and semantic argument structure) on language processing.

  10. Handbook of Vowels and Vowel 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.

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