HIV, Substance Abuse, and Communication Disorders in Children

HIV, Substance Abuse, and Communication Disorders in Children

by R. Dennis Shelby, Robert M. Screen, Dorian Lee Wilkerson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789027127

ISBN-13: 9780789027122

Pub. Date: 03/28/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

HIV, Substance Abuse and Communication Disorders in Children examines the language problems of young children from special populations. Essentials as a textbook for graduate and upper-level undergraduate studies and as a reference resource, this unique book presents up-to-date research and compelling case studies that illustrate how prenatal exposure to drugs,

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HIV, Substance Abuse and Communication Disorders in Children examines the language problems of young children from special populations. Essentials as a textbook for graduate and upper-level undergraduate studies and as a reference resource, this unique book presents up-to-date research and compelling case studies that illustrate how prenatal exposure to drugs, alcohol, and HIV can affect a child in utero and continue to handicap its development after birth. Each chapter includes discussion threads and review questions to promote critical thinking and clinical problem-solving skills in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789027122
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Haworth Psychosocial Issues of HIV/AIDS Series
Pages:
126
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Contributor
  • Foreword (Noma Anderson)
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Importance to Communication Disorders
  • Minority Populations
  • Chapter 2. The Nature of Substance Abuse and Language Disorders
  • Prevalence
  • Language Delays
  • Tobacco
  • Alcohol
  • Cocaine
  • Marijuana
  • Heroin
  • Phenylcyclindine Hydrochloride (PCP)
  • Summary
  • Chapter 3. The Effects of Drugs on the Brain
  • Substances and the Brain
  • Neurotransmission
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Prenatal Considerations
  • Chapter 4. HIV and Communication Disorders
  • Pediatric Populations
  • Chapter 5. The Impact of HIV Exposure on Linguistic Functioning in Children (Lemmietta G. McNeilly)
  • Introduction
  • Background of HIV in Children
  • Transmission
  • Classification of HIV Infection in Children
  • Demographics of Population
  • Neurological Profile
  • Developmental Delays
  • Speech and Language Concerns
  • HIV Clinical Classification Results
  • Treatment of Language Disorders
  • Rehabilitation Considerations
  • Summary
  • Chapter 6. Impact of Prenatal Exposure to Cocaine and Other Substances on Linguistic Functioning in Children (Lemmietta G. McNeilly)
  • Introduction
  • Prenatal Drug Exposure
  • Linguistic Features
  • Implications for SLPs
  • Summary
  • Chapter 7. Effects of Cocaine on the Human Nervous System
  • Effects upon the Human Body
  • Effects upon the Brain
  • Effects upon the Heart
  • Effects upon Speech and Language
  • Pregnancy and Cocaine Use
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 8. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and Language Disorders
  • FAS Among Native Americans
  • FAS Among African Americans
  • Summary
  • Chapter 9. Treatment and Family Counseling of Drug-Exposed Children
  • Pregnancy and Drug-Use Trends
  • Common Drugs of Abuse and Their Effects on Babies
  • Identifying Neonate Addiction
  • Effects of Cocaine Use
  • Speech and Language Intervention
  • Chapter 10. Case Studies
  • Case One
  • Case Two
  • Case Three
  • Case Four
  • Summary
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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