Teaching Students with Language and Communication Disabilities / Edition 4 available in Hardcover
Emphasizing the connection between language and literacy, the fourth edition of Teaching Students with Language and Communication Disabilities esplores language development and language disorders within the context of specific disabilities.
Organized in a three-part format, this text examines language development and disorders in school-age children, analyzes language difficulties associated with specific disabilities, and presents assessment techniques and instructional strategies used in today's classrooms.
New to This Edition
· Realistic student vignettes in disability chapters (Chapter 7-12) help readers understand the impact of language disabilities in the classroom.
· Poignant teacher perspectives in disability chapters (Chapter 7-12) help readers understand real situations that teachers of students with language disorders may face.
· New literacy sections in disability chapters (Chapters 7-12) address the emerging research on literacy and disabilities and the state requirements that all students must develop literacy skills.
· Up-to-date website links in every chapter direct students to Internet resources that extend and enhance the content of the text.
· New chapter activities throughout the book encourage readers to apply material and analyze the results.
· Updated glossary at the end of the book gives students immediate access to important terms and definitions.
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About the Author
S. Jay Kuder is a professor in the Department of Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ., where he coordinates the graduate programs in special education and autism. Dr. Kuder’s research interests are in the development of effective practices for enhancing the language and literacy skills of children with disabilities. His recent research has focused on the use of technology to enhance communication and social skills in students with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Kuder holds a masters degree in special education from Temple University and a doctoral degree in applied psycholinguistics from Boston University. He is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, and a fellow of the American Association on Intellectual Disabilities, and has served on the New Jersey Special Education advisory board.
Table of ContentsPreface
Part One: Understanding Language and Communication
Chapter 1 Language and Language Disorders
Chapter 2 The Elements of Language
Chapter 3 Language Acquisition: Bases for Development
Chapter 4 Language Acquisition: Models
Chapter 5 Language Development: Birth Through the Preschool Years
Chapter 6 Language and Literacy in the School Years
Part Two: Language and Communications Disorders
Chapter 7 Language and Students with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorders
Chapter 8 Language and Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Chapter 9 Language and Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Chapter 10 Language and Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Chapter 11 Language and Students with Sensory Disabilities
Chapter 12 Language and Students with Neuromotor Disabilities and Brain Injury
Part Three: Language and Communication in the Classroom
Chapter 13 Assessing Language and Communication
Chapter 14 Enhancing Language and Communication
Chapter 15 Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Chapter 16 Language, Culture, and English Language Learners