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Communication Disorders

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Palgrave

Pages: 224
Series:

Modern Linguistics

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Recommend to library, View companion site

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Paperback - 9780230285064

29 October 2013

€34.99

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Ebook - 9781137400130

28 October 2013

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What are communication disorders? How are they identified, assessed and treated?

This introductory textbook presents the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders, including specific language...

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What are communication disorders? How are they identified, assessed and treated?

This introductory textbook presents the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders, including specific language impairment, dysarthria, apraxia of speech, aphasia and stuttering. Covering clinical features, diagnosis and treatment, the book is an indispensable resource for students of linguistics, and speech and language therapy.

Communication Disorders also:
- includes clinical linguistic data throughout to illustrate specific features of communication disorders
- discusses disorders often neglected in introductory books, such as glossectomy and gender dysphoria
- contains in-text references to a companion website which has colour photographs, audio and video files, and 200 self-test questions
- provides exercises with answers, key point boxes, case studies, suggested readings and a glossary

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First book on communication disorders for students in Linguistics as opposed to students studying degrees such as Speech and Language Therapy
Examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders, as well as disorders?often neglected in introductory books

Provides exercises with answers, key point boxes, case studies, suggested readings and a glossary

Contents 
Preface
Acknowledgements 
1. The Study of Communication Disorders
2. Developmental Speech Disorders 
3. Developmental Language Disorders
4. Acquired Speech Disorders
5. Acquired Language Disorders
6. Communication Disorders in Mental Illness
7. Disorders of Voice
8. Disorders of Fluency
Glossary
Bibliography
Index.

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Louise Cummings is Professor of Linguistics at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She is the author of Pragmatics (2005), Clinical Linguistics (2008), Clinical Pragmatics (2009) and Rethinking the BSE Crisis (2010). She has been editor of The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia (2010) and the Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders (2013). She has been a Visiting Fellow at Harvard and Cambridge Universities. As well as a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, she is also registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, UK.

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Louise Cummings is Professor of Linguistics at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She is the author of Pragmatics (2005), Clinical Linguistics (2008), Clinical Pragmatics (2009) and Rethinking the BSE Crisis (2010). She has been editor of The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia (2010) and the Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders (2013). She has been a Visiting Fellow at Harvard and Cambridge Universities. As well as a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, she is also registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, UK.

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