Communication Development in African American Children: Research, Assessment, and Intervention / Edition 1

Communication Development in African American Children: Research, Assessment, and Intervention / Edition 1

by Alan G. Kamhi
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557662538
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.97(w) x 8.91(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Foreword
For the Reader
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1The Challenges of Conducting Language Research with African American Children1
2Issues in Recruiting African American Participants for Research19
3Issues in Assessing the Language Abilities of African American Children35
4The Importance of Psychological and Sociocultural Factors for Providing Clinical Services to African American Children55
5Issues in Service Delivery to African American Children73
6Acquisition of the African American English Copula95
7Phonological Development and Disorders in African American Children117
8Orofacial, Physiological, and Acoustical Characteristics: Implications for the Speech of African American Children155
9Vocabulary Development and Disorders in African American Children189
10Narratives of Young African American Children227
11Using Oral Narratives to Assess Communicative Competence247
12Cultural Influences on Language: Implications for Assessing African American Children285
13Written Language Abilities of African American Children and Youth307
14Assessment, Intervention, and Pedagogical Issues with Older African American Children and Youth333
Afterword351
Index355

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