PRESCHOOL AND SCHOOL-AGE LANGUAGE DISORDERS is designed for introductory coursework that explores language deficits associated with developmental delays and disorders as seen in children ages two to eighteen. Unique to this book is a chapter related to the provision of speech-language services in public schools, including a discussion of federal legislation that impacts service delivery. Aspects of normal language development are woven into the discussion of language disorders to emphasize that knowledge of both is necessary to effectively assess and treat clients. Preschool and School-Age Language Disorders focuses on integration of evidence-based practice into assessment, diagnosis, and treatment practices, and includes information from classic research studies as well as current research. There is also a focus throughout the book on the impact of low-income environments on a child's language and literacy development and school success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Spanning the entire childhood developmental period, Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence, 5th Edition is the go-to text for learning how to properly assess childhood language disorders and provide appropriate treatment. The most comprehensive title available on childhood language disorders, it uses a descriptive-developmental approach to present basic concepts and vocabulary, an overview of key issues and controversies, the scope of communicative difficulties that make up child language disorders, and information on how language pathologists approach the assessment and intervention processes. This new edition also features significant updates in research, trends, social skills assessment, and instruction best practices. Clinical application focus featuring case studies, clinical vignettes, and suggested projects helps you apply concepts to professional practice. 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. Highly regarded lead author who is an expert in language disorders in children provides authoritative guidance on the diagnosis and management of pediatric language disorders. More than 230 tables and boxes summarize important information such as dialogue examples, sample assessment plans, assessment and intervention principles, activities, and sample transcripts. Student/Professional Resources on Evolve include an image bank, video clips, and references linked to PubMed. NEW! Common core standards for language arts incorporated into the preschool and school-age chapters. NEW! Updated content features the latest research, theories, trends and techniques in the field. Information on preparing high-functioning students with autism for college Social skills training for students with autism The role of the speech-language pathologist on school literacy teams and in response to intervention Emerging theories of etiology and psychopathology added to Models of Child Language Disorders chapter Use of emerging technologies for assessment and intervention
Language Intervention for School-Age Students is your working manual for helping children with language learning disabilities (LLD) gain the tools they need to succeed in school. Going beyond the common approach to language disorders in school-age populations, this innovative resource supplements a theoretical understanding of language intervention with a wealth of practical application strategies you can use to improve learning outcomes for children and adolescents with LLD. Well-referenced discussions with real-life examples promote evidence-based practice. Case histories and treatment strategies help you better understand student challenges and develop reliable methods to help them achieve their learning goals. Unique application-based focus combines the conceptual and practical frameworks to better help students achieve academic success. Questions in each chapter encourage critical analysis of intervention methods for a deeper understanding of the beliefs behind them. In-depth coverage of controversial topics challenges your understanding and debunks common myths. Realistic examples and case studies help you bridge theory to practice and apply intervention principles. Margin notes highlight important facts, questions, and vocabulary for quick reference. Key Questions in each chapter put concepts into an appropriate context and help you focus on essential content. Summary Statement and Introductory Thoughts sections provide succinct overviews of chapter content for quick familiarization with complex topics.
This text provides students with the information needed to properly assess childhood language disorders and decide appropriate treatments. The book covers language development from birth to adolescence.
Staying healthy requires knowledge and attention. Diseases and Disorders provides instructive details on more than 250 infectious diseases, mental disorders, and noninfectious diseases and disorders. Written with young adult readers especially in mind, each article looks at risk factors, symptoms, treatment, prevention, and other subjects that will enhance your librarys resources for promoting good health. More than 50 overview articles examine broad health care issues in articles such as Prevention, Alcohol-related disorders, Food poisoning, Cardiovascular disorders, and Injury.
A comprehensive yet highly readable text containing theory and practical applications, Language and Communication Disorders in Children, Sixth Edition, offers readers a rewarding experience in learning how to provide language intervention to communicatively disordered children. The sixth edition of this best-selling introduction to language disorders text has been substantially revised to bring about the most current information in the dynamic areas of speech-language pathology and special education. It keenly focuses on the ways in which children learn language and how to help those who struggle with it, and on the area of language to explain different kinds of developmental disabilities in children. The text has been thoroughly updated, revised, and reorganized providing the most current information about the dynamic areas of speech-language pathology and special education. The sixth edition exhibits reorganized and updated chapters: Language Impairments in Preschool Populations (Chapter 4); Nature & Scope of Language-Learning Disabilities: Characteristics, Frameworks and Connections (Chapter 5); Making Sense of Language Learning Disabilities: Assessment and Support for Academic Success (Chapter 11); The Changing Role of the SLP (Chapter 9). Key topics include: Applying theories of child development, speech and hearing science, and language development and disorders to the study of children's language and communication disorders; Evidence based assessment strategies, including curriculum-based assessment and response to intervention (RTI), as well as dynamic assessment and integrated intervention; Formal and informal methods of assessment for infants and toddlers; Use of AAC with very young children; Increased emphasis on adolescent language; Discussion of the relationship between oral and written language; “Best Practices” in early language intervention with an emphasis on collaborative and family-centered approaches; and Information on legislative influences on the delivery of services to infants, toddlers, preschool, and school-aged populations.
This volume offers almost 200 detailed entries covering the entire range of communication and speech disorders in children and adults, from basic science to clinical diagnosis. It is divided into four sections that reflect the standard categories with the field: voice, speech, language and hearing.
This handbook synthesizes and integrates the science of internalizing and externalizing childhood disorders with the diagnostic structure of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual – 5th Edition (DSM-5) of the American Psychiatric Association. It offers a comprehensive overview of DSM-5 disorders in childhood, covering etiology, symptom presentation, assessment methods, diagnostic criteria, and psychotherapeutic and pharmacological approaches to treatment, prognosis, and outcomes. Clinical vignettes and empirical insights illustrate key concepts and diagnostic and treatment issues such as developmental, cultural, gender, and other considerations that may influence diagnosis and case formulation. In addition, chapters on psychosocial therapies offer robust guidelines for working with children and adolescents with DSM-5 disorders. The Handbook also addresses the shift from categorical to dimensional, diagnostic, and treatment systems, particularly focusing on the current shift in funded research in childhood disorders. Topics featured in this Handbook include: Intellectual disabilities and global developmental delay. Depressive disorders in youth. Posttraumatic and acute stress disorders in childhood and adolescence. Autism spectrum and social pragmatic language disorders. Alcohol-related disorders and other substance abuse disorders. Parent-child and sibling relationships. Cognitive-behavioral interventions and their role in improving social skills. The Handbook of DSM-5 Disorders in Children and Adolescents is a must-have resource for researchers, professors, and graduate students as well as clinicians, professionals, and scientist-practitioners in clinical child and school psychology, pediatrics, social work, and educational psychology.
Thoroughly updated to meet the needs of today’s students in communication sciences and disorders programs, Language Disorders: A Functional Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Children, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive overview of language disorders and clinical practice with a focus on the child’s overall communication effectiveness. Unlike other texts that have a disorder-specific focus, this book emphasizes a functional and holistic approach to assessment and intervention by shifting the perspective to how a child uses the language feature targeted and how assessment can consider language as it’s used. The author presents intervention methods in a system of least prompts, followed by information on each area of language and literacy. Generalization is foremost throughout the text. Known for writing numerous bestselling textbooks related to speech-language pathology, the author approaches this complex subject in a practical matter while maintaining a conversational writing style that resonates with students. Key Features: * Each chapter begins with a case example * Information on children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds is woven into each chapter * “Food for Thought” boxes invite students to move beyond the text and consider the implications for assessment and intervention of the material * Key terms are highlighted throughout and included in a handy glossary * Numerous tables provide easy reference on the many techniques and norms * Multiple appendices include additional practical information New to the Seventh Edition: * New and improved modern layout with color enhancements * 600+ new references highlighting the latest theoretical and evidence-based practices * Greater focus on discussions of assessment of children with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds * New section on developmental language disorders (DLD), with new and more inclusive terms * Increased emphasis on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) * The chapters on language and narrative analysis have been strengthened and consolidated into one * Increased number of figures and tables
A valuable reference for students and clinicians, Intervention in Child Language Disorders: A Comprehensive Handbook focuses on interventions that have been shown to be effective in helping children overcome language impairments. The Handbook is comprehensive with regard to children's ages, covering language disorders in children from infancy to high school age. Addressing fundamental principles and clinical practice methods, this indispensable resource presents creative clinical ideas and treatment examples based on a firm theoretical foundation. Intervention in Child Language Disorders: A Comprehensive Handbook discusses language disorders resulting from a wide range of etiologies, including learning disabilities, mental retardation, physical impairments, autism, hearing impairments, brain injury and specific language impairments. This comprehensive and informative text will help students and speech-language pathologists provide optimal interventions for children with language disorders.
Written for core introductory coursework on language disorders, LANGUAGE DISORDERS ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN, 3rd edition has been thoroughly updated to illustrate how the latest research can be applied to actual practice by speech-language pathologists when diagnosing and treating language delays and disorders in clients of all ages. The book maintains a clear progression from preschool to school-age children to adults in order to differentiate the origins and progression of language disorders. An expanded discussion of the long term potential impacts of delays and disorders in the preschool years leads in to a new chapter that explores how to set the stage for linguistic and literacy success. Expanded content also includes a new chapter on autism, coverage of right hemisphere deficits in TBI, an expanded discussion of syndromes, and a new discussion of the effects of nicotine on the developing fetus. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.