Language Disorders Across the Lifespan: An Introduction
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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Classification of Language Abnormalities Based on Etiology
General Considerations in Assessment of Language
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