An Introduction to Children with Language Disorders (2nd Edition)

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9780023991509: An Introduction to Children with Language Disorders (2nd Edition)

The new edition of An Introduction to Children with Language Disorders provides an excellent overview of the variety of populations of children who have language disorders.

Authored by Vicki Reed, the third edition has been thoroughly updated and revised. Organized by common childhood language disorder populations, this offers a discussion of language disorders in a wide range of children, which gives this text a depth and breath that's unsurpassed. Coverage encompasses language disorders in children with specific language impairment, mental retardation, autism, learning disabilities, hearing-impairment, and acquired language disorders; language disorders in children from toddler age to adolescence, in bilingual-bicultural children, and, in special populations such as gifted children, children with visual impairment, children with neuromotor problems, and children with cleft palate. This new edition includes excellent coverage of adolescents with language disorders and an explanded and updated chapter on intervention. A new spearate chapter on AAC and its consideration with children with language disorders is also included.

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The new edition of this popular text provides an excellent overview of the variety of populations of children who have language disorders.

Highlights of the Third Edition

  • Discussion of language disorders in a wide range of children gives this text a depth and breadth that's unsurpassed.
  • Chapters on assessment and intervention discuss global assessment and intervention procedures that apply to most children with language disorders.
  • Language intervention coverage in each disorder chapter provides strategies specific to that disorder and effective in helping that particular group of children.
  • Overview of aspects of normal language and communication has been condensed from three chapters into two to remind students of material learned in previous courses.
  • Separate chapter devoted to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (Chapter 12).

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Published by Pearson Education (1993)
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