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Language Disorders in Children An Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment and Treatment

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ISBN-10: 0205435424

ISBN-13: 9780205435425

Edition: 2006

Authors: Christine A. Maul, M. N. Hegde

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Provides students, instructors and practicing clinicians with a jargon-free, comprehensive overview of evidenced-based assessment and treatment procedures of language disorders in children. Provides an all-encompassing look at the treatment of language disorders in various clinical populations, including children with autism, developmental disability, hearing loss, and neurogolical involvment. Designed for language disorders courses in the communication sciences and disorders or special education departments or for use by practicing clincians seeking reviews of current research evidence pertaining to treatment procedures.
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Book details

List price: $162.60
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 7.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.85" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Donna Gormly was professor of English and creative writing. Her short story, "Joy," appears in Out of Dallas, which she coedited with Jane Roberts Wood and Sally Schrup. This is her first novel. Gormly lives with her husband, Paul, and their dog, Jennie, in Dallas, Texas.

Each chapter concludes with ldquo;Chapter Summaryrdquo; and ldquo;Study Guide.rdquo;
An Introduction to Language and Language Disorders
Language and Verbal Behavior
Rational versus Empirical Approaches
Language versus Verbal Behavior
Linguistic Analysis of Language
Linguistic Explanations of Language and Language Learning
Analysis of Verbal Behavior
Language and Communication
Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
An Overview of Language Disorders in Children
What are Language Disorders in Children?
Language Disorders by any Other Name
Prevalence and Incidence of Language Disorders
Varieties of Language Disorders
Risk Factors for Language Disorders
Effects of Language Disorders
Children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI)
A Description of SLI
Early Communication Deficits
Language and Speech Characteristics of Children with SLI
Causes, Correlations, and Explanations
Is SLI Truly Specific to Language?
Prognosis for Children with SLI
Understanding SLI: An Integrative Discussion
Assessment and Treatment of Language Disorders
Assessment, Measurement, and Diagnosis
Assessment, Measurement, and Diagnosis
An Initial Judgment: Screening
Assessment and Measurement Procedures
Making a Diagnosis
Recommendations: Talking with the Family Members
Writing a Diagnostic Report
Treatment of Language Disorders: An Evidence-Based Framework
What is Evidence-Based Practice?
An Overview of Treatment Research