The Concise Encyclopedia Of Language Pathology

Hardcover | April 23, 1999

byF. FabbroEditorF. Fabbro

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This work will provide readers with uniquely systematic coverage of the field of speech and language pathology. Taking as its starting point the highly successful Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, the book comprises selected updates from the original work combined with a high proportion of newly commissioned material which together give a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in speech and language pathology. The work is the most up-to-date and detailed reference available in this field. The book addresses all main aspects related to speech and language comprehension and production, both in children and in normal adults. It also presents in a systematic way disorders of speech and language due to developmental and acquired causes, the most common forms of treatment and their degree of efficacy.

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This work will provide readers with uniquely systematic coverage of the field of speech and language pathology. Taking as its starting point the highly successful Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, the book comprises selected updates from the original work combined with a high proportion of newly commissioned material which toge...

Franco Fabbro has written five books and more than 130 articles on neurolinguistic and neuropsychological topics. He is Consulting Editor of theJournal of Learning Disabilitiesand Associate Editor ofInterpreting. He recently guest-edited a Special Issue of theJournal of Neurolinguistics(v. 10, no 4) on Subcortical Aphasia. Holding a fi...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:455 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 23, 1999Publisher:PERGAMON PRESS INC.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080431518

ISBN - 13:9780080431512

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Table of Contents

Section headings and selected papers: Speech and Language in Normal Speakers. Acoustics of speech (H.J. Wakita). Speech perception (D.W. Massaro). Neuromuscular aspects of speech (H. Hirose). The neurophysiology of speech (V.L. Gracco, K.G. Munhall). Babbling in hearing and deaf infants (C. Stoel-Gammon). Acquisition of Vocabulary (M.D. Barrett). Language development and brain development (J.L. Locke). Sociolinguistics and language pathology (L. Wei, Z. Hua).General Aspects of Speech and Language Pathologies. Overview (J.M. Cooper). Developmental Causes (S.O. Richardson). International Perspectives (K.G. Butler).Developmental Speech and Language Pathologies. Deafness and sign language (E. Pizzuto, V. Volterra). Disorders of fluency (H.H. Gregory, C.B. Gregory). Disorders of fluency: intervention (L. Rustin, F. Cook). Specific language impairment: subtypes and assessment (M. Korkman). Developmental disorders of language: evaluation of the effectiveness of (G. Bedi, E. Dorset). Classification of developmental dyslexia and intervention (J. Robertson, D.J. Bakker).Acquired Speech Pathologies. Disorders of voice (L. Mathieson). Acquired disorders of articulation: classification and intervention (H. Ackermann).Acquired Language Pathologies. Historical perspectives of aphasia (Y. Lebrun). Language and the brain (J.M. Gurd, J.C. Marshall). Neurolinguistic assessment of aphasia (C. Luzzatti). Syndromes of aphasia (D. Tranel, S.W. Anderson). Acquired childhood aphasia (B.E. Murdoch). Disorders of reading and writing (M. Snowling, A. Edmundson). The right hemisphere and verbal communication (D. Van Lancker). Rehabilitation of acquired language disorders (G. Demeurisse). Acquired disorders of language (aphasia): evaluation of effectiveness of intervention (R. Whurr, M Lorch).Language Pathology in Neuropshychiatric Disorders. Autism (S. Baron-Cohen). Language disorders in psychoses (L.C. Sanfilippo, R.E. Hoffman).

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This book will certainly delight orthophonists and is not without interest for other readers since the link between psychomotor disorders and orthophonic disorders is of growing interest to researchers and clinicians. This is a subject area which should be followed closely.Evolutions PsychomotricesSergi Zanini...valuable and well realized ...All [sixty chapters] are concise, clear, easily readable ...can be used both as an introductory tool to study language and its pathologies and as a rapid source of state-of-the-art information on specific topics for researchers and clinicians.International Journal of Bilingualism