Speech & Language Disorders Products

  • Modeling Sensorineural Hearing Loss

    Edited by Walt Jesteadt

    A recent study indicates that 20 million people in the United States have significant sensorineural hearing loss. Approximately 95% of those people have partial losses, with varying degrees of residual hearing. These percentages are similar in other developed countries. What changes in the function…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children

    A Journey From Africa To America

    By Tempii B. Champion

    Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children: A Journey From Africa to America reports research on narrative production among African American children for the purpose of extending previous inquiry and discussion of narrative structure. Some researchers have focused on the influence…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 

  • Surviving Brain Damage After Assault

    From Vegetative State to Meaningful Life

    By Barbara A. Wilson, Samira Kashinath Dhamapurkar, Anita Rose

    At the age of twenty eight Gary was assaulted by a gang with baseball bats and a hammer, resulting in several skull fractures and severe brain damage. For nineteen months he had little awareness of his surroundings before he started to show some recovery. This inspirational book documents his…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02 
    Psychology Press
    After Brain Injury: Survivor Stories

  • Therapeutic Processes for Communication Disorders

    A Guide for Clinicians and Students

    Edited by Robert J. Fourie

    Why do many people with disorders of communication experience a sense of demoralization? Do these subjective experiences have any bearing on how such problems should be treated? How can professionals dealing with speech, language, hearing and other communication disorders analyse and respond to the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Principles of Clinical Phonology

    Theoretical Approaches

    By Martin J. Ball

    Those working on the description of disordered speech are bound to be also involved with clinical phonology to some extent. This is because interpreting the speech signal is only the first step to an analysis. Describing the organization and function of a speech system is the next step. However, it…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    Language and Speech Disorders

  • Communicating Trauma

    Clinical Presentations and Interventions with Traumatized Children

    By Na'ama Yehuda

    Communicating Trauma explores the various aspects of language and communication and how their development can be affected by childhood trauma and overwhelm. Multiple case-study vignettes describe how different kinds of childhood trauma can manifest in children's ability to relate, attend, learn,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09

  • Language Disorders From a Developmental Perspective

    Essays in Honor of Robin S. Chapman

    Edited by Rhea Paul

    The last 25 years have witnessed an explosion of research at the intersection of typical language development and child language disorders. A pioneer in bringing these fields of study together is Robin S. Chapman, Emerita, University of Wisconsin. This contributed volume honors her with chapters…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25
    Psychology Press
    New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

  • Clinical Aphasiology

    Future Directions: A Festschrift for Chris Code

    Edited by Martin Ball, Jack Damico

    This book presents a collection of cutting edge work from leading researchers and clinicians around the world on a range of topics within Clinical Aphasiology. However, more than this, the volume is also a tribute to Chris Code, one of the foremost scholars in the field. Professor Code has made a…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Psychology Press

  • Milestones in the History of Aphasia

    Theories and Protagonists

    By Juergen Tesak, Chris Code

    Milestones in the History of Aphasia surveys the history of aphasia from its earliest mentions in ancient times, to the turn of the new millennium in 2000. The book takes a predominantly chronological approach starting with an examination of the earliest medical documents and medieval attempts to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11
    Psychology Press
    Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

  • Automaticity and Control in Language Processing

    Edited by Antje Meyer, Linda Wheeldon, Andrea Krott

    The use of language is a fundamental component of much of our day-to-day life. Language often co-occurs with other activities with which it must be coordinated. This raises the question of whether the cognitive processes involved in planning spoken utterances and in understanding them are…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Psychology Press
    Advances in Behavioural Brain Science

  • Theoretical Issues in Stuttering

    By Ann Packman, Joseph S. Attanasio

    Although there is now a large body of research into the nature and treatment of stuttering, little is understood about its underlying mechanisms. As a result until now there has been no comprehensive review of the numerous theories and models that have been proposed to explain…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults

    Development and Disorders

    Edited by Marilyn A. Nippold, Cheryl M. Scott

    School success in the 21st century requires proficiency with expository discourse -- the use and understanding of informative language in spoken and written modalities. This occurs, for example, when high school students read their textbooks and listen to their teachers' lectures, and later are…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Psychology Press

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