Developmental Disorders of Language Learning and Cognition / Edition 1

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This important new text is a comprehensive survey of current thinking and research on a wide range of developmental disorders.

  • Highlights key research on normal and typical development
  • Includes clinical case studies and diagrams to illustrate key concepts
  • A reader-friendly writing style
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"This book will be indispensable in providing a broad understanding of the field for researchers specialising in specific disorders and the sections on the application of research findings to treatment interventions will be of particular interest to clinicians. The book is accessible and well written and is likely to be a key text on undergraduate and postgraduate courses." (Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 2012)  
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631206118
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/28/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 7.02 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.22 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Hulme is Professor of Psychology at the University of York. He has conducted research on a wide range of developmental disorders. His current research focuses particularly on interventions to ameliorate children’s reading and language difficulties.

Margaret J. Snowling is Professor of Psychology at the University of York and a qualified clinical psychologist. She is widely recognized as an expert in the field of children's reading and language difficulties.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Boxes.


1 Understanding Developmental Cognitive Disorders.

2 Reading Disorders I: Developmental Dyslexia.

3 Reading Disorders II: Reading Comprehension Impairment.

4 Specific Language Impairment.

5 Mathematics Disorder.

6 Developmental Coordination Disorder.

7 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

8 Autism Spectrum Disorder.

9 Understanding Developmental Disorders: Progress and Prospects.




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