1st Edition

Routledge Handbook of Communication Disorders

Edited By Ruth H. Bahr, Elaine R. Silliman Copyright 2015
    by Routledge

    462 Pages
    by Routledge

    The Routledge Handbook of Communication Disorders provides an update on key issues and research in the clinical application of the speech, language and hearing sciences in both children and adults.

    Focusing on areas of cutting-edge research, this handbook showcases what we know about communication disorders, and their assessment and treatment. It emphasizes the application of theory to clinical practice throughout, and is arranged by the four key bases of communication impairments:

    • Neural/Genetic Bases
    • Perceptual-Motor Bases
    • Cognitive-Linguistic Bases
    • Socio-Cultural Bases.

    The handbook ends with an integrative section, which looks at innovative ways of working across domains to arrive at novel assessment and treatment ideas. It is an important reference work for researchers, students and practitioners working in communication science and speech and language therapy.

    General Introduction Ruth H. Bahr and Elaine R. Silliman  Part 1: Genetic, Neurobiological, and Neurophysiological Systems of Communication Impairments  1. (A)typical Language Development: Genetic and Environmental Influences Natalia Rakhlin and Elena Grigorenko  2. Neural Network Mechanisms and Adult Language Stephen E. Nadeau  3. Reading Impairment: From Behavior to Brain Willy Serniclaes and Liliane Springer-Charolles  4. Brain Imaging Studies of Developmental Stuttering: A Review Luc de Nil and Deryk Beal  5. Speech and Language Disorders in Children with Craniofacial Malformations Robert J Shprintzen  6. Neurophysiology and Voice Production Eileen M. Finnegan  7. Neural Control of Swallowing and Treatment of Motor Impairments in Dysphagia Aarthi Madhavan, Nancy J. Haak, Giselle D. Carnaby and Michael A. Crary  8. Neuropharmacologic Approaches to Aphasia Rehabilitation Marcelo L. Berthier, Guadalupe D√°vila and Maria Jos√© Torres-Prioris  Part 2: Perceptual-Motor Systems of Communication Impairments  9. Oral Sensorimotor Development: Research and Treatment Steven M. Barlow and Austin Oder  10. Perceptual Processing of Speech in Infancy Barbara Conboy and Alexis Bosseler  11. Developmental Models of Childhood Apraxia of Speech Ben A.M. Maassen  12. Speech Recognition Skills of Children with Cochlear Implants Laurie S. Eisenberg, Dianne Hammes Ganguly, Karen C. Johnson, Amy S. Martinez and Nae-Yuh Wang  13. Instrumental Analysis of Atypical Speech Sara Howard and Barry Heselwood  14. Contemporary Issues in Dysarthia Kris Tjaden, Jennifer Lam and Lynda Feenaughty  Part 3: Cognitive and Linguistic-Discourse Systems of Communication Impairments  15. What Bilingualism Tells us About Phonological Acquisition Elena Babatsouli and David Ingram  16. Information Processing in Children with Specific Language Impairment  James W. Montgomery, Ronald B. Gillam and Julia L. Evans  17. Spelling Strategies and Word Formation Processes: Evidence from Developmental and Spelling Ability Data  Ruth H. Bahr  18. Literacy Development: The Interdependent Roles of Oral Language and reading Comprehension  Kate Cain  19. Child Word Finding: Differential Diagnosis Guides Comprehensive Intervention Diane J. German  20. Person Behind the Written Language Learning Disability Kerri Wingert, Roxana del Campo and Virginia W. Berninger  21. Vocabulary and Grammatical Profiles and Relevant Interventions for Adolescents with Down Syndrome  Lizbeth Finestack  22. Beyond the Theory of Mind Hypothesis: Using a Causal Model to Understand the Nature and Treatment of Multiple Deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorder Tiffany L. Hutchins and Patricia A. Prelock  23. Language and the Speaking Mind: Brain in Stuttering Nathan Maxfield  24. Linguistic Disruption in Primary Progressive Aphasia, Frontotemporal Degeneration, and Alzheimer's Disease Amanda Garcia and Jamie Reilly  25.Word Retrieval Impairment in Adult Aphasia Myrna F. Schwartz, Erica L. Middleton and Roy Hamilton  Part 4: Social Interactional Systems of Communication Impairments  26. Two Challenges of the Academic Language Register for Students with Language Learning Disabilities Elaine R. Silliman and Louise C. Wilkinson  27. African American Children's Early Language and Literacy Learning in the Context of Spoken Dialect Variation Nicole Patton-Terry, Megan C. Brown, and Adrienne Stuckey  28. Treatment Approaches for Second Language Learners with Primary Language Impairment Kathryn Kohnert  29. Second Language-literacy Learning and Social Identity: A Focus on Writing Robin L. Danzak  30. Continuities in the Development of Social Communication: Triadic Interactions and Language Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Julie Longard and Chris Moore  31. Emotional Intelligence and Treatment Outcomes in Children with Language Impairment Bonnie Brinton and Martin Fujiki  32. Social Participation and Aphasia Madeline Cruice  33. Bilingualism and Aphasia Mira Goral  Part 5: Reaching Towards Systems Interdependence  34. Interaction of Motor and Language Factors in the Development of Speech Production Meredith Saletta, Allison Gladfelter, Janet Vuolo and Lisa Goffman  35. Neuro/Cognitive and Sociocultural Perspectives on Language and Literacy Disabilities: Moving from Parallel Play to Productive Cooperation C. Addison Stone  36. Communication as Distributed Cognition: Novel Theoretical and Methodological to Disruptions in Social Communication Following Acquired Brain Injury Mellisa C. Duff, Bilge Mutlu, Lindsey Byom and Lyn S. Turkstra


    Ruth Huntley Bahr is Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders with a Courtesy appointment in Psychology at the University of South Florida, USA. She is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), a Fellow of the International Society of Phonetic Sciences (ISPhS), and was awarded the Svend Smith Award for Practical Applications of Phonetics. Her areas of specialization include clinical phonology, voice production, dialectal variations, and prosody. Recent research involves the spelling abilities of typically developing children and dialectal/second language influences on literacy. She is currently serving as the President of ISPhS and Executive Secretary of the International Association of Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics and was past Editor of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.

    Elaine R. Silliman is Professor Emeritus of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Courtesy Professor of Psychology at the University of South Florida, a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), a recipient of the ASHA Honors for her significant scholarly contributions, and a Fellow of the International Association of Research on Learning Disabilities. Her research interests and publications focus on academic language proficiency in children and adolescents who are struggling with reading, writing, and spelling, including monolingual English-speaking children with social dialect variations and bilingual (Spanish-English) children. She is the author or co-author of numerous journal articles and chapters, and a co-editor of eight books, including the Routledge Handbook of Communication Disorders.

    "The handbook promises to be a valuable resource for graduate students and researchers in communication disorders." - Choice