Chapter 17. Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on the Syntax and Semantics of Language Disorders

  1. Martin J. Ball Head Past President4,
  2. Dr. Michael R. Perkins Professor founder member Vice-President5,
  3. Dr. Nicole Müller4 and
  4. Sara Howard Senior Lecturer speech-language therapist pathologist President5
  1. Martha Crago Professor Vice-Rector1,
  2. Johanne Paradis Associate Professor2 and
  3. Lise Menn Professor3

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch17

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

How to Cite

Crago, M., Paradis, J. and Menn, L. (2009) Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on the Syntax and Semantics of Language Disorders, in The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (eds M. J. Ball, M. R. Perkins, N. Müller and S. Howard), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 4

    University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

  2. 5

    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Montréal, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Alberta, Canada

  3. 3

    University of Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135221

Online ISBN: 9781444301007

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Keywords:

  • comparative study across languages - understanding language impairment in children and adults;
  • adult acquired aphasia;
  • cross-linguistic research on adult-acquired aphasia;
  • usages of non-standard dialect and aphasic speech patterns;
  • bilingualism and multiple dialect use;
  • word-string interpretation studies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Specific Language Impairment

  • Adult-Acquired Aphasia

  • Cross-Linguistic Research on SLI

  • Cross-Linguistic Research on Adult-Acquired Aphasia

  • Conclusion

  • References