The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders - eBook
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Publication Date: 2012
- Provides the first in-depth exploration of the rapidly expanding field of communication disorders
- Examines the current debates, landmark studies, and central themes in the discipline, including analytical methods and assessment
- Includes contributions from more than 20 leading scholars to provide an extraordinary breadth of coverage of this growing, multi-disciplinary field
- Features a “foundations” section that deals with issues of central importance to all research in the field, including social and practical considerations in classification and diversity, genetic syndromes, and principles of assessment and intervention
Jack S. Damico is the Doris B. Hawthorne Eminent Scholar in Communicative Disorders and Special Education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is co-editor of the Journal of Interactional Research in Communication Disorders . His books include Childhood Language Disorders (1995),Clinical Aphasiology: Future Directions(co-edited with M. Ball, 2007), and Special Education Considerations for English Language Learners (co-authored with E. Hamayan, B. Marler, and C. Sanchez-Lopez, 2007).
Nicole Müller is a Hawthorne-BoRSF Endowed Professor of Communicative Disorders at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is the founder-editor of the Journal of Multilingual Communication Disorders, and is now a co-editor, with Martin J. Ball, of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics. She is co-author of Approaches to Discourse in Dementia (2005), and co-editor of The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008).
Martin J. Ball is Hawthorne-BoRSF Endowed Professor, and Director of the Hawthorne Center for Research in Communicative Disorders, at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. his most recent books are Clinical Sociolinguistics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005), Phonetics for Communication Disorders (co-authored with N. Müller, 2005) and Critical Concepts in Clinical Linguistics (co-edited with Tom Powell, 2009)