Children's Comprehension Problems in Oral and Written Language: A Cognitive Perspective
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Children's Comprehension Problems in Oral and Written Language: A Cognitive Perspective

by Kate Cain
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593858329

ISBN-13: 9781593858322

Pub. Date: 07/01/2008

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Comprehension is the Ultimate aim of Reading and Listening. How do children develop the ability to comprehend written and spoken language, and what can be done to help those who are having difficulties? This book presents cutting-edge research on comprehension problems experienced by children without any formal diagnosis as well as those with specific language

Overview

Comprehension is the Ultimate aim of Reading and Listening. How do children develop the ability to comprehend written and spoken language, and what can be done to help those who are having difficulties? This book presents cutting-edge research on comprehension problems experienced by children without any formal diagnosis as well as those with specific language impairment, autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, hearing impairment, head injuries, and spina bifida. Providing in-depth information to guide research and practice, chapters describe innovative assessment strategies and identify important implications for intervention and classroom instruction. The book also sheds light on typical development and the key cognitive skills and processes that underlie successful comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593858322
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Series:
Challenges in Language and Literacy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
6 - 12 Years

Table of Contents


Comprehension Processes and Impairments in Typically Developing Children     1
Introduction to Comprehension Development   Jane Oakhill   Kate Cain     3
Reading Comprehension Difficulties: Correlates, Causes, and Consequences   Kate Cain   Jane Oakhill     41
Comprehension Impairments in Children with Developmental Disorders     77
Comprehension Difficulties in Children with Specific Language Impairment and Pragmatic Language Impairment   Nicola Botting     81
Language Comprehension Difficulties in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders   Susan Leekam     104
Story Comprehension Impairments in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder   Elizabeth P. Lorch   Kristen S. Berthiaume   Richard Milich   Paul van den Broek     128
Reading Comprehension and Working Memory in Children with Learning Disabilities in Reading   H. Lee Swanson   Crystal B. Howard   Leilani Saez     157
Comprehension Impairments in Association with Neurological Damage and Sensory Impairment     191
Comprehension in a Neurodevelopmental Disorder, Spina Bifida Myelomeningocele   Marcia A. Barnes   Amber M. Johnston   Maureen Dennis     193
Impaired Discourse Gist in Pediatric Brain Injury:Missing the Forest for the Trees   Lori G. Cook   Sandra B. Chapman   Jacquelyn F. Gamino     218
The Comprehension of Skilled Deaf Readers: The Roles of Word Recognition and Other Potentially Critical Aspects of Competence   Leonard P. Kelly   Dragana Barac-Cikoja     244
Conclusions     281
Cognitive Bases of Children's Language Comprehension Difficulties: Where Do We Go from Here?   Kate Cain   Jane Oakhill     283
Index     297

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