Communication Disorders in the Classroom: An Introduction for Professionals in School Settings

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Education - 411 pages
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Speech, language, and hearing disorders have the potential to affect a student communicatively, socially, psychologically, and academically. In this work, the authors cover the range of impairments found in school-age children with suggestions for teacher intervention. Topic coverage includes: 1. Legal issues and service delivery models; 2. Normal aspects of communication; 3. The development of language and phonology; 4. Phonological disorders; 5. Children with limited language; 6. School-age and adolescent language disorders; 7. Dialectal differences: African American English as a case study; 8. Fluency disorders; 9. Voice disorders; 10. Hearing impairment; 11. Craniofacial anomolies; 12. Neurological impairment; 13. Communication disorders and academic success. Each chapter includes teacher tips, key terms, study questions, and suggestions for further reading.

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