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Title: The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders
Edited By: Jack S Damico
Nicole Müller
Martin J. Ball
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-140515862X.html
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

Through contributions from leading experts in the fields of communication
science, The Handbook of Speech and Language Disorders presents a
comprehensive survey detailing the state of the art in speech, language, and
cognitive/intellectual disorders.

* 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

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 140515862X
ISBN-13: 9781405158626
Pages: 672
Prices: U.S. $ 199.95