Developmental Disorders of Language Learning and Cognition [NOOK Book]

Overview

This important new text provides an up-to-date review of our knowledge of a wide range of developmental disorders of language, learning and cognition. Explanations for each disorder are considered in relation to our understanding of typical development. The book focuses on cognitive theories of each disorder but also considers their biological bases and methods of treatment. The text is ideal for undergraduate or graduate students of psychology and other academic and clinical audiences, including educational and ...
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Developmental Disorders of Language Learning and Cognition

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Overview

This important new text provides an up-to-date review of our knowledge of a wide range of developmental disorders of language, learning and cognition. Explanations for each disorder are considered in relation to our understanding of typical development. The book focuses on cognitive theories of each disorder but also considers their biological bases and methods of treatment. The text is ideal for undergraduate or graduate students of psychology and other academic and clinical audiences, including educational and clinical psychologists and speech and language therapists.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118697306
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/2/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 1,286,586
  • File size: 6 MB

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.

Acknowledgements.

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.

Glossary.

References.

Index.

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