The international guide to speech acquisition

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Thomson Delmar Learning, 2007 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 634 pages
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Ideal for speech-language pathologists working with children from a wide variety of language backgrounds, this comprehensive resource guide will allow them to identify children who are having speech difficulties, and provide age-appropriate prevention and intervention targets. The text has been carefully compiled to provide a description of many major English dialects, comparing them with General American English. It also contains comprehensive information about typical speech acquisition for over 20 other languages. This resource guide was written by over 70 recognized authorities from around the world.

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Contents

Dedication Hi 11 Speech Acquisition and Participation
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12 The Evolution and Development of Spoken
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14 Speech Acquisition in a Social Context
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About the author (2007)

Sharynne McLeod is Professor in the School of Education at Charles Sturt University, Australia.