Speech Production Disorders (including Stuttering) Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Figure of Speech

    A Festschrift for John Laver

    Edited by William J. Hardcastle, Janet Mackenzie Beck

    Throughout the world, there are phoneticians who have been influenced by the teaching, research, and writings of John Laver. Many have worked with him personally, and most of the contributors to this book are people with whom he has had special links or whose involvement represents an appreciation…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27

  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

    By David Kemmerer

    Language is one of our most precious and uniquely human capacities, so it is not surprising that research on its neural substrates has been advancing quite rapidly in recent years. Until now, however, there has not been a single introductory textbook that focuses specifically on this topic.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Psychology Press

  • Pharmacology and Aphasia

    Edited by Marcelo L. Berthier, Guadalupe Davila

    This book provides clinicians and researchers with the current state-of-the-art on the pharmacological treatment of aphasia. The focus is on the role of different pharmacological agents to improve aphasia associated with stroke and to attenuate language dissolution in degenerative conditions like…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28

  • The Science of Aphasia Rehabilitation

    Edited by Chris Code, Donald B. Freed

    This book examines the rehabilitation of language disorders in adults, presenting new research, as well as expert insights and perspectives, into this area. The first chapter presents a study on personalised cueing to enhance word finding. Cynthia K. Thompson and her colleagues contribute a chapter…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22

  • Foreign Accent Syndromes

    The stories people have to tell

    By Jack Ryalls, Nick Miller

    What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited? Why does someone wake up doing this? This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences of individuals with a rare neurological speech disorder called Foreign Accent Syndrome (…

    Paperback – 2014-08-18
    Psychology Press

  • Understanding Individual Differences in Language Development Across the School Years

    Edited by J. Bruce Tomblin, Marilyn A. Nippold

    This volume presents the findings of a large-scale study of individual differences in spoken (and heard) language development during the school years. The goal of the study was to investigate the degree to which language abilities at school entry were stable over time and influential in the child’s…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Psychology Press
    Language and Speech Disorders

  • Literature, Speech Disorders, and Disability

    Talking Normal

    Edited by Christopher Eagle

    Examining representations of speech disorders in works of literature, this first collection of its kind founds a new multidisciplinary subfield related but not limited to the emerging fields of disability studies and medical humanities. The scope is wide-ranging both in terms of national…

    Hardback – 2013-10-08
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • An Emergence Approach to Speech Acquisition

    Doing and Knowing

    By Barbara L. Davis, Lisa M. Bedore

    The central assertion in this volume is that the young child uses general skills, scaffolded by adults, to acquire the complex knowledge of sound patterns and the goal-directed behaviors for communicating ideas through language and producing speech. A child’s acquisition of phonology is seen…

    Paperback – 2013-05-13
    Psychology Press

  • Stuttering and Cluttering

    Frameworks for Understanding and Treatment

    By David Ward

    Stuttering and Cluttering provides a comprehensive overview of both theoretical and treatment aspects of disorders of fluency: stuttering (also known as stammering) and the lesser-known cluttering. The book demonstrates how treatment strategies relate to the various theories as to why stuttering…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Vowels and Vowel Disorders

    Edited by Martin J. Ball, Fiona E. Gibbon

    In the general study of speech and phonetics, vowels have stood in second place to consonants. But what vowels are, how they differ from one another, how they vary among speakers, and how they are subject to disorder, are questions that require a closer examination. This Handbook presents a…

    Hardback – 2012-09-05
    Psychology Press
    Language and Speech Disorders

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