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
     
 

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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,

Overview

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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