The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders

The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders

Editor(s): Jack S. Damico, Nicole Müller, Martin J. Ball

Published Online: 16 MAR 2010 12:00AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405158626

Online ISBN: 9781444318975

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318975

About this Book

Through contributions from leading experts in the fields of communication science, TheHandbook of Speech and Language Disorders presents a comprehensive survey detailing the state of the art in speech, language, and cognitive/intellectual disorders.

  • Provides the first in-depth exploration of the rapidly expanding field of communication disorders
  • Examines the current debates, landmark studies, and central themes in the discipline, including analytical methods and assessment
  • Includes contributions from more than 20 leading scholars to provide an extraordinary breadth of coverage of this growing, multi-disciplinary field
  • Features a "foundations" section that deals with issues of central importance to all research in the field, including social and practical considerations in classification and diversity, genetic syndromes, and principles of assessment and intervention

Table of contents

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    1. Introduction (pages 1–8)

      Jack S. Damico, Nicole Müller and Martin J. Ball

  1. Part I: Foundations

  2. Part II: Language Disorders

  3. Part III: Speech Disorders

    1. Chapter 16

      Dysarthria (pages 362–390)

      Hermann Ackermann, Ingo Hertrich and Dr Wolfram Ziegler

    2. Chapter 18

      Augmentative and Alternative Communication (pages 410–430)

      Kathryn D. R. Drager, Erinn H. Finke and Elizabeth C. Serpentine

  4. Part IV: Cognitive and Intellectual Disorders

    1. Chapter 25

      Traumatic Brain Injury (pages 577–599)

      Jennifer Mozeiko, Karen Lé and Carl Coelho

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