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