Handbook of Genetic Communicative Disorders

Edited By

  • Sanford Gerber, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, U.S.A.


Adiologists, speech-language pathologists, pediatricians, otolaryngologists, medical geneticists, and students of these disciplines.


Book information

  • Published: April 2001
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-280605-6


"This is an excellent book to help clinicians understand some of the concepts involved in genetic research. The melding of basic science and clinical information, and the inclusion of a wide variety of communication disorders, makes this book unique among those covering genetics. Four Stars!" ┬┐DOODY'S "This work will be useful in health libraries and the health collections of academic libraries. This information is readable and current and all essays include extensive lists of references along with the work's concluding bibliography." ┬┐AMERICAN REFERENCE BOOKS ANNUAL

Table of Contents

L. Rossetti, Foreword.Preface.S.E. Gerber, Introduction.G.E. Green and R.J.H. Smith, Delineation of Genetic Components of Communicative Disorders.S.E. Stool, Prenatal and Post-natal Craniofacial Development.D. Frenz, J. Represa, And T.R. Van De Water, Morphogenesis and Genetics of Inner Ear Development and Malformation.R.J. Ruben, Genetic Deafness.J. Williams and J. Stevenson, Genetic Language Disorders.R.J. Shprintzen, Genetics in Craniofacial Disorders and Clefting: Then and Now.S. Felsenfeld and D. Drayna, Stuttering and Genetics: Our Past and Our Future.J.W. Gilger, Concepts in Behavioral Genetics and Their Application to Developmental and Learning Disorders.S. Davis, Genetic Knowledge About Communicative Disorders: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications.S.E. Gerber, Treatment and Prevention.References.Author Index.Subject Index.