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The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders

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Through contributions from leading experts in the fields ofcommunication science, The Handbook of Speech andLanguage Disorders presents a comprehensive survey detailingthe state of the art in speech, language, andcognitive/intellectual disorders. * Provides the first in-depth exploration of the rapidlyexpanding field of communication disorders * Examines the current debates, landmark studies, and centralthemes in the discipline, including analytical methods andassessment * Includes contributions from more than 20 leading scholars toprovide an extraordinary breadth of coverage of this growing,multi-disciplinary field * Features a foundations section that deals withissues of central importance to all research in the field,including social and practical considerations in classification anddiversity, genetic syndromes, and principles of assessment andintervention

Author Biography

Jack S. Damico is the Doris B. Hawthorne Eminent Scholar inCommunicative Disorders and Special Education at the University ofLouisiana at Lafayette. He is co-editor of the Journal ofInteractional Research in Communication Disorders and he haspublished over 100 peer reviewed articles and chapters in the areasof language disorders in children, literacy, aphasia in adults,discourse studies, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,language testing and qualitative methodologies. He has authored oredited 16 books, special journal issues, and manuals including Childhood Language Disorders (1995), Clinical Aphasiology:Future Directions (co-edited with Martin Ball, 2007),and Special Education Considerations for English LanguageLearners (co-authored with Else Hamayan, Barb Marler, andCristine Sanchez-Lopez, 2007). Nicole Muller is a Hawthorne-BoRSF Endowed Professorof Communicative Disorders at the University of Louisiana atLafayette. She is the founder-editor of the Journal ofMultilingual Communication Disorders, and is now a co-editor ofClinical Linguistics and Phonetics. She has authored andedited 10 books, and over 50 peer-reviewed articles and chapters.Among her recent books are Approaches to Discourse inDementia (co-authored with Jackie Guendouzi, 2005), andThe Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (co-edited withMartin J. Ball, Michael R. Perkins, and Sara Howard,Wiley-Blackwell, 2008). Martin J. Ball is Hawthorne-BoRSF Endowed Professor, andDirector of the Hawthorne Center for Research in CommunicativeDisorders, at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He isco-editor of the journal Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics,and has authored and edited over 25 books, 40 contributions tocollections, and some 80 refereed articles in academic journals.His most recent books are Clinical Sociolinguistics(Wiley-Blackwell, 2005), Phonetics for CommunicationDisorders (co-authored with Nicole Muller, 2005),Clinical Aphasiology: Future Directions (co-edited with JackDamico, 2007) and Critical Concepts in Clinical Linguistics(co-edited with Tom Powell, 2009).
Release date Australia
March 12th, 2010
Contributors
Edited by Jack S. Damico Edited by Martin J. Ball Edited by Nicole Muller
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Pages
672
Dimensions
179x251x40
ISBN-13
9781405158626
Product ID
3997146

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