Language Disorders from Infancy through Adolescence

4th Edition

Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Communicating

Authors:

  • Rhea Paul
  • Courtenay Norbury
  • Key Features

    • Comprehensive text covers the entire developmental period through adolescence.
    • Clinical application focus featuring case studies, clinical vignettes, and suggested projects helps you apply concepts to professional practice.
    • Straightforward, conversational writing style makes this book easy to read and understand.
    • More than 230 tables and boxes summarize important information such as dialogue examples, sample assessment plans, assessment and intervention principles, activities, and sample transcripts.
    • UNIQUE! Practice exercises with sample transcripts allow you to apply different methods of analysis.
    • UNIQUE! Helpful study guides at the end of each chapter help you review and apply what you have learned.
    • Versatile text is perfect for a variety of language disorder courses, and serves as a great reference tool for professional practitioners.
    • Highly regarded lead author Rhea Paul lends her expertise in diagnosing and managing pediatric language disorders.
    • Communication development milestones are printed on the inside front cover for quick access.
    • Chapter objectives summarize what you can expect to learn in each chapter.

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    784
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2013
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323071840
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323087131

    About the authors

    Rhea Paul

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Department of Communication Disorders, Davis Hall, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT, USA

    Courtenay Norbury

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, London, England