Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

Editor(s): Erika Hoff, Marilyn Shatz

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405132534

Online ISBN: 9780470757833

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757833

About this Book

The Blackwell Handbook of Language Development provides a comprehensive treatment of the major topics and current concerns in the field; exploring the progress of 21st century research, its precursors, and promising research topics for the future.

  • Provides comprehensive treatments of the major topics and current concerns in the field of language development
  • Explores foundational and theoretical approaches
  • Focuses on the 21st century's research into the areas of brain development, computational skills, bilingualism, education, and cross-cultural comparison
  • Looks at language development in infancy through early childhood, as well as atypical development
  • Considers the past work, present research, and promising topics for the future.
  • Broad coverage makes this an excellent resource for graduate students in a variety of disciplines

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Basic Foundations and Theoretical Approaches to Language Development

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  2. Part II: Language Development in Infancy

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  3. Part III: Language Development in Early Childhood

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  4. Part IV: Language Development after Early Childhood

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  5. Part V: Atypical Language Development

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    2. Chapter 22

      Reading and Reading Disorders (pages 454–474)

      Heikki Lyytinen, Jane Erskine, Mikko Aro and Ulla Richardson

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