Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence Assessment and Intervention

ISBN-10: 0323036856
ISBN-13: 9780323036856
Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)
List price: $115.00
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/28/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.246
Language: English

The new edition of this popular text provides essential guidance for properly assessing childhood language disorders and providing appropriate treatment. Coverage includes the entire developmental period through adolescence, as well as additional concepts related to child language disorders such as prevention, syndromes associated with language disorders, and multicultural practice. Using a descriptive-developmental approach (also known as communication-language approach), this resource presents basic concepts and vocabulary used in the field, an overview of key issues and controversies, an understanding of the scope of communicative difficulties that make up child language disorders, and information on how language pathologists approach the assessment and intervention processes. Provides detailed information on how to implement assessment and intervention procedures in clinical practice. Features such as case studies, clinical vignettes, and suggested projects help readers apply key information to real-life situations. A straightforward writing style makes this book easy to read and understand. More than 250 tables and boxes summarize important information such as dialogue examples, sample assessment plans, assessment and intervention principles, activities, and sample transcripts. Practice exercises with sample transcripts allow readers to practice different methods of analysis. Helpful study guides at the end of each chapter help readers review and apply what they have learned. Communication development milestones are printed on the inside front cover for quick access. Completely updated content includes new research, new techniques, current trends, and new information sources. Features an increased emphasis on evidence-based practice. Chapter objectives have been added to each chapter. Includes additional case studies and vignettes that illustrate practical applications of key concepts. A companion CD-ROM bound in the text offers video clips and suggested projects for each chapter. A detailed list of tables, boxes, and illustrations with corresponding page numbers is located at the front of the book for quick reference.

A Note to the Instructor
Preface
Acknowledgments
Definitions and Models of Language Disorders in Children
Principles of Assessment
Application for Participation in Speech and Hearing Clinic
Sample Referral Letter
Sample Clinical Report
Principles of Intervention
Causation and Prevention in Child Language Disorders
Special Considerations for Special Populations
Child Language Disorders in a Pluralistic Society
Assessment and Intervention in the Prelinguistic Period
Individualized Family Service Plan
How Can We Help?
Assessment and Intervention for Emerging Language
Analyses of Transcript in Box 8-2
Assessment of Developing Language
Grammatical Morpheme Analysis of Transcript in Box 9-4
Sentence Structure Analysis of Transcript in Box 9-4
Dss Analysis of Transcript in Box 9-6
Intervention for Developing Language
Children's Books That Use Semantic and Syntactic Patterns Commonly Targeted in Language Intervention
Language, Reading, and Learning in School: What the SLP Needs to Know
Assessment of Language for Learning
Answers to Complex Sentence Assessment Exercise in Box 12-10
List of the 500 Most Common Words in 6-Year-Olds' Expressive Vocabularies to Be Used in a Lexical Richness Assessment
Narrative Analysis of Sample in Box 12-1
Intervervening at the Language-For-Learning Stage
A Sample Format for an Individualized Education Program
Form for Planning Curriculum Lessons and Units
Assessing Advanced Language
Analyses of T-Unit Length, Low-Frequency Structures, and Subordination Index in Charlie's Oral Narrative Sample in Box 14-3
Analyses of T-Unit Length, Low-Frequency Structures, and Subordination Index in Charlie's Written Sample in Fig. 14-1
Cohesion and Literary-Language Analysis of Charlie's Written Sample in Fig. 14-1
Analysis of Crystal's Writing Sample in Fig. 14-2
Intervention for Advanced Language
References
Names Index
Subject Index

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