ISBN-10:
0023090111
ISBN-13:
9780023090110
Pub. Date:
01/01/1993
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Language and Communication Disorders in Children / Edition 3

Language and Communication Disorders in Children / Edition 3

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ISBN-13: 9780023090110
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 01/01/1993
Edition description: 3rd ed
Pages: 543

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Part IThe Nature of Language and Language Development1
1The Nature of Language and Its Disorders2
Communication, Speech, and Language3
The Components of Language5
Correspondence and Integration of the Components of Language9
Perspectives on Language Acquisition11
Approaches to Language Disorders16
Language Disorders: A Definition21
Summary21
Study Questions22
References22
2Language Development: A Review27
Language Development: an Overview28
Cognitive Development29
The Role of the Environment in Language Development31
Infant and Toddler Early Communication33
Semantic Development34
Pragmatic Development37
Phonological Development37
Preschool Language Development: an Overview40
Preschool Children's Phonological Processes54
Preschool Semantic Development56
Preschool Pragmatic Development59
Emergent Literacy63
School-Age Language Development: an Overview65
School-Age Semantic Development68
School-Age Pragmatic Development70
The Development of Metalinguistic Abilities78
Study Questions84
Refferences85
Part IILanguage Assessment and Intervention95
3Interactive Teaming: The Changing Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist96
Changes in Special Education Law98
The Process Begins102
The Changing Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist111
The Changing Role of the Parent116
Conclusion121
Study Questions122
References122
4Early Communication Assessment and Intervention: A Dynamic Process126
Policy Guidelines for the Slp in Early Intervention129
Children at Risk for Communication/Language Delays129
Early Language Assessment and Intervention134
Organizational Framework for Infant Assessment and Intervention143
Applications of Assessment and Intervention Approaches: Three Case Examples159
Summary170
Study Questions171
References172
5Assessing Children with Language Learning Disabilities181
Models and Purposes of Assessment184
Focuses of Assessment197
A Decision Plan for Determining the Focuses of Assessment198
Methods and Outcomes of Assessment220
Conclusion243
Study Questions244
References245
6Planning Language Intervention for Young Children256
What is Language Intervention?257
The Role of Speech-Language Clinicians in Early Language Intervention262
Slps' Responsibilities for Language Intervention268
Others Who Share in the Provision of Language Intervention273
Facilitating Language Change278
Current Intervention Approaches292
Intervention with Children from Multicultural Populations299
Facilitating Generalization300
Some Thought-Provoking Questions for the Future304
Summary305
Study Questions306
Suggested Readings306
References307
7Language Intervention in School Settings315
Roles and Benefits of Working in School Settings316
Legislative Influences on School Service Delivery318
Opportunities Enhanced by Working in School Settings335
Making it All Work347
Summary348
Study Questions349
References349
8Language Development and Disorders in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children354
Linguistic Diversity in the United States355
Language and Culture358
Language Development, Dialects, and Language Disorders360
Assessment of Language in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children372
Language Intervention in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children376
Conclusion377
Study Questions377
Suggested Reading378
References378
Part IIILanguage Disorders and Special Populations387
9Understanding Learning Disabilities388
The Concept of Learning Disabilities389
An Information-Processing Perspective392
Major Areas of Learning Disabilities396
Assessment of Learning Disabilities407
The Intervention Program413
Case Study418
Summary423
Study Questions423
References424
10Mental Retardation: Difference and Delay436
A Definition of Mental Retardation437
Prevalence and Levels of Functioning438
Causes of Mental Retardation440
Associated Neurological Disorders441
Cognitive Functioning441
Language and Communication Skills: Difference and Delay448
Language and Communication Intervention460
Case Study484
Summary485
Study Questions485
References485
11Autism Spectrum Disorders: Learning to Communicate510
Etiology: Central Language Disorder512
Behavioral Characteristics515
Language Components528
Social Cognition528
Perception530
Generalization531
Language Processing531
Therapeutic Issues and Strategies542
Case Study554
Summary557
References557
12Considerations and Implications for Habilitation of Hearing-Impaired Children565
Type, Classification, and Degree of Hearing Loss567
Hearing Loss and Language Development568
Identification and Habilitation569
Audiological Assessment572
Audiological Management578
Education of the Hearing Impaired582
Case History588
Summary590
Study Questions591
Glossary592
Suggested Reading593
References593
Index599

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