Language Disorders from Infancy through Adolescence

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Communicating


  • Rhea Paul, PhD, CCC-SLP, Professor, Department of Communication Disorders, Davis Hall, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, USA
  • Courtenay Norbury, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, London, England

Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence, 4th Edition is the go-to text for all the information you need to properly assess childhood language disorders and provide appropriate treatment. This core resource spans the entire developmental period through adolescence, and uses a descriptive-developmental approach to present basic concepts and vocabulary, an overview of key issues and controversies, the scope of communicative difficulties that make up child language disorders, and information on how language pathologists approach the assessment and intervention processes. This new edition also features significant updates in research, trends, instruction best practices, and social skills assessment.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2011
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-07184-0

Table of Contents

Section I: Topics in Childhood Language Disorders

1. Models of Child Language Disorders

2. Evaluation and Assessment

3. Principles of Intervention

4. Special Considerations for Special Populations

5. Child Language Disorders in a Pluralistic Society

Section II: From Birth to Brown's Stage V

6. Assessment and Intervention in the Prelinguistic Period

7. Assessment and Intervention for Emerging Language

8. Assessment of Developing Language

9. Intervention for Developing Language

Section III: Working with Language Learning Disabilities

10. Language, Reading, and Learning in School: What the Speech-Language Pathologist Needs to Know

11. Assessing Student's Language for Learning

12. Intervening at the Language-for-Learning Period

13. Assessing Advanced Language

14. Intervention for Advanced Language