Language Development: Foundations, Processes, And Clinical Applications by Nina Capone SingletonLanguage Development: Foundations, Processes, And Clinical Applications by Nina Capone Singleton

Language Development: Foundations, Processes, And Clinical Applications

byNina Capone Singleton, Brian B. Shulman

Hardcover | March 13, 2013

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Language Development: Foundations, Processes, and Clinical Applications, Second Edition provides an accessible overview of language development covering the typical course of language development within the clinical context of language assessment and intervention. The Second Edition examines the biological, developmental, and environmental systems of neurotypical children, and the role of these systems as linguistic input in the child's environment contributing to language development. This comprehensive resource, written and contributed by over 20 experts in the field, provides students with an understanding of the foundations of language development in terms of each individual child's communication needs. With case studies woven throughout the text, students are able to follow the progress of children with normal language development as well as those showing signs of problems. These cases and clinical practice applications will help students prepare for the clinical challenges they will face in their professional careers.Every year, new information, new theories, and new evidence are published about development to explain the complexities that create and facilitate the language acquisition process. The authors who have contributed to this text provide the latest research and perspectives on language development among neurotypical children. This valuable text bridges biological, environmental, technological, and professional venues to advance the development of professionals and children alike.
Title:Language Development: Foundations, Processes, And Clinical ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:344 pages, 10.25 × 8.17 × 0.95 inPublished:March 13, 2013Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1284022072

ISBN - 13:9781284022070

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Language Assessment and Intervention: A Developmental ApproachChapter 2: Historical and Contemporary Views of the Nature-Nurture Debate: A Continuum of Perspectives for the Speech-Language Pathologist Chapter 3: Child DevelopmentChapter 4: Gesture DevelopmentChapter 5: Hearing and Language DevelopmentChapter 6: Comprehension of LanguageChapter 7: Social-Emotional Bases of Pragmatic and Communication DevelopmentChapter 8: Early Semantic Development: The Developing LexiconChapter 9: The Development of Grammar: Morphology and SyntaxChapter 10: Speech Sound Disorders: An Overview of Acquisition, Assessment, and TreatmentChapter 11: The Transition to the School-Age Years: Literacy DevelopmentChapter 12: School-Age Language Development: Application of the Five Domains of Language across Four ModalitiesChapter 13: Multicultural Perspectives: The Road to Cultural CompetenceChapter 14: Children with Language ImpairmentChapter 15: Communication Development in Children with Multiple Disabilities: The Role of Augmentative and Alternative Communication