Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence: Assessment & Intervention, Volume 324

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 1, 2007 - Medical - 774 pages
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The new edition of this popular text provides essential guidance for properly assessing childhood language disorders and providing appropriate treatment. Coverage includes the entire developmental period through adolescence, as well as additional concepts related to child language disorders such as prevention, syndromes associated with language disorders, and multicultural practice. Using a descriptive-developmental approach (also known as communication-language approach), this resource presents basic concepts and vocabulary used in the field, an overview of key issues and controversies, an understanding of the scope of communicative difficulties that make up child language disorders, and information on how language pathologists approach the assessment and intervention processes. Provides detailed information on how to implement assessment and intervention procedures in clinical practice. Features such as case studies, clinical vignettes, and suggested projects help readers apply key information to real-life situations. A straightforward writing style makes this book easy to read and understand. More than 250 tables and boxes summarize important information such as dialogue examples, sample assessment plans, assessment and intervention principles, activities, and sample transcripts. Practice exercises with sample transcripts allow readers to practice different methods of analysis. Helpful study guides at the end of each chapter help readers review and apply what they have learned. Communication development milestones are printed on the inside front cover for quick access. Completely updated content includes new research, new techniques, current trends, and new information sources. Features an increased emphasis on evidence-based practice. Chapter objectives have been added to each chapter. Includes additional case studies and vignettes that illustrate practical applications of key concepts. A companion CD-ROM bound in the text offers video clips and suggested projects for each chapter. A detailed list of tables, boxes, and illustrations - with corresponding page numbers - is located at the front of the book for quick reference.

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Contents

SECTION I
3
CHAPTER
7
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
107
L
127
FROM BIRTH TO BROWNS STAGE V
211
Risk Factors for Communication Disorders in Infants
221
QUESTIONS FOR INFORMAL ASSESSMENT OF FEEDING AND ORAL SKILLS
224
1 to 8 Months
230
ASSESSMENT PLAN FOR JOEY
314
A SAMPLE OF ARTICULATION SCREENING TOOLS FOR THE DEVELOPING LANGUAGE LEVEL
321
CHAPTER 10
429
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ORAL AND LITERATE LANGUAGE
438
ASPECTS OF EMERGENT LITERACY THAT SUPPORT THE ACQUISITION OF READING AND WRITING
445
ASPECTS OF LITERACY BEYOND DECODING
451
A SAMPLE OF LANGUAGE SCREENING INSTRUMENTS FOR GRADES K5 457458
457
COMPLEX PHONOLOGICAL PRODUCTION TASK
471

DEVELOPMENT OF FEEDING AND ORALMOTOR SKILLS
231
A SAMPLE OF LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT TOOLS FOR INFANTS IN THE PRELINGUISTIC PERIOD
237
TIPS FOR WORKING WITH PARENTS OF PREINTENTIONAL INFANTS TO OPTIMIZE PARENTCHILD COMMUNICATION
244
CONTEXTS FOR FACILITATING CONSONANT PRODUCTION IN EARLY SPEECH
251
C
261
PREDICTORS AND RISK FACTORS FOR LANGUAGE GROWTH IN TODDLERS 266267
266
GUIDELINES FOR PLAY ASSESSMENT
272
SUMMARY OF COMPREHENSION ABILITIES IN CHILDREN UP TO 3 YEARS OLD
280
SEMANTIC RELATIONAL CATEGORIES USED BY BROWN 1973 TO ACCOUNT FOR THE MAJORITY OF WORD
288
VIDEOS FOR TRAINING PARENTS AND TEACHERS OF TODDLERS 294295
294
GUIDELINES FOR PARENT TRAINING
300
SOME COMMUNICATIVE FUNCTIONS OF ECHOLALIA
307
INFORMAL ASSESSMENT OF SPATIAL TEMPORAL AND CONNECTIVE TERMS
477
EXAMPLE OF A WORKSHEET FOR ERROR ANALYSIS IN CONVERSATIONAL SPEECH GATHERED FROM A STUDENT
485
EXAMPLE OF A RUNNING RECORD OF CLASSROOM DISCOURSE
494
A SUMMARY OF LATER STAGES OF NARRATIVE DEVELOPMENT
500
STEPS IN THE PROCESS OF ECOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
507
SUGGESTIONS FOR BOOKS AT VARIOUS STAGES OF NARRATIVE MACROSTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT
525
ASSESSING ADVANCED LANGUAGE
573
CHAPTER 12
631
REFERENCES
687
NAMES INDEX 745
761
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