Understanding Individual Differences in Language Development Across the School Years

Understanding Individual Differences in Language Development Across the School Years

by J. Bruce Tomblin, Marilyn A. Nippold

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ISBN-13: 9781317752172
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/26/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 212
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

J. Bruce Tomblin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is the D.C. Spriestersbach Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Iowa. He is a Fellow and Honors recipient of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. He also received the Callier Prize in Communication Disorders. His research has been concerned with the causes, course, and consequences of developmental language impairments. This research has focused on children with specific language impairment and children with hearing loss.

Marilyn A. Nippold, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is Professor of Communication Disorders and Sciences at the University of Oregon where she has taught and conducted research since 1982. She is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and served as Editor (2010–2012) of the ASHA journal Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools (LSHSS), which publishes articles that address communication disorders in school-age children and adolescents, including evidence-based intervention studies.

Table of Contents

1. Background of the Study, J.B. Tomblin. 2. General Design and Methods, J.B. Tomblin. 3. The Character and Course of Individual Differences in Spoken Language, J.B. Tomblin, M.A. Nippold, M.E. Fey, X. Zhang. 4. Features of Language Impairment in the School Years, J.B. Tomblin, M. Nippold. 5. The Role of Processing in Children and Adolescents with Language Impairment, L.B. Leonard, S.E. Weismer, C. Weber-Fox, C.A. Miller. 6. The Relationship Between Language and Reading Abilities. H.W. Catts, M. Fey, S.E. Weismer, M.S. Bridges. 7. Educational and Psychosocial Outcomes of Language Impairment in Kindergarten, J.B. Tomblin.

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