Language Disorders Across the Lifespan: An Introduction

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Singular Publishing Group, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 333 pages
This powerful textbook provides users with a solid, basic understanding of language disorders in children and adults. A wide variety of pediatric and adult communication differences, delays and disorders are presented from a casual perspective, as well as various assessment and treatment techniques.Differences related to multicultural aspects of language and communication are incorporated into the text, as well as delays and disorders related to developmental language deficits, language-learning disabilities, reading disorders, ADD/ADHD, aphasia, Alzheimer's, dementia and traumatic brain injury.TEXTBOOK

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Contents

Classification of Language Abnormalities Based on Etiology
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General Considerations in Assessment of Language
49
Summary
76
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Betsy Partin Vinson, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Education at the University of Florida.

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