Communication

  1. Jonathan Williams and
  2. Peter Hill

Published Online: 20 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch9

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A

How to Cite

Williams, J. and Hill, P. (2012) Communication, in Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviours, A, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119977452.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119975892

Online ISBN: 9781119977452

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Keywords:

  • communication;
  • rules of communication;
  • Gricean maxims of communication;
  • speech and language difficulties;
  • language problems;
  • unusual prosody, in autism;
  • word-finding difficulty;
  • blockage of drives, in selective communication;
  • contradicting and quibbling;
  • speaking, and not being open

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fundamental rules of communication

  • Normal language milestones

  • Back-and-forth conversation

  • Semantics

  • Causelist 44: Language problems

  • Causelist 45: Speech problems

  • Causelist 46: Word-finding difficulty

  • Causelist 47: Not speaking much

  • Causelist 48: Difficulty talking about feelings

  • Causelist 49: Selectively reduced communication

  • Causelist 50: Repetitive speech

  • Causelist 51: Swearing and other rudeness

  • Causelist 52: Contradicting and quibbling

  • Causelist 53: Pedantry

  • Causelist 54: Over-controlled voice

  • Causelist 55: Speaking but not being open