Expository Discourse In Children Adolescents And Adults

Author: Marilyn A. Nippold
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1136951059
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School success in the 21st century requires proficiency with expository discourse -- the use and understanding of informative language in spoken and written modalities. This occurs, for example, when high school students read their textbooks and listen to their teachers' lectures, and later are asked to demonstrate their knowledge of this complex topic through oral reports and essay examinations. Although many students are proficient with the expository genre, others struggle to meet these expectations. This book is designed to provide information on the use and understanding of expository discourse in school-age children, adolescents, and young adults. Recently, researchers from around the world have been investigating the development of this genre in typical students and in those with language disorders. Although many books have addressed the development of conversational and narrative discourse, by comparison, books devoted to the topic of expository discourse are sparse. This crossdisciplinary volume fills that gap in the literature and makes a unique contribution to the study of language development and disorders. It will be of interest to a range of professionals, including speech-language pathologists, teachers, linguists, and psychologists who are concerned with language development and disorders.

Explaining Individual Differences In Reading

Author: Susan A. Brady
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1136732845
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This volume focuses on a wide array of current research topics, examining the scope, limits and implications of phonological theory in research into reading development and reading disabilities. It provides an essential resource for researchers interested in the cognitive foundations of reading and literacy and those working in reading and learning disabilities.

Language Disorders From Infancy Through Adolescence E Book

Author: Rhea Paul
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323442358
Size: 20.50 MB
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Spanning the entire childhood developmental period, Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence, 5th Edition is the go-to text for learning how to properly assess childhood language disorders and provide appropriate treatment. The most comprehensive title available on childhood language disorders, it uses a descriptive-developmental approach to present basic concepts and vocabulary, an overview of key issues and controversies, the scope of communicative difficulties that make up child language disorders, and information on how language pathologists approach the assessment and intervention processes. This new edition also features significant updates in research, trends, social skills assessment, and instruction best practices. Clinical application focus featuring case studies, clinical vignettes, and suggested projects helps you apply concepts to professional practice. UNIQUE! Practice exercises with sample transcripts allow you to apply different methods of analysis. UNIQUE! Helpful study guides at the end of each chapter help you review and apply what you have learned. Highly regarded lead author who is an expert in language disorders in children provides authoritative guidance on the diagnosis and management of pediatric language disorders. More than 230 tables and boxes summarize important information such as dialogue examples, sample assessment plans, assessment and intervention principles, activities, and sample transcripts. Student/Professional Resources on Evolve include an image bank, video clips, and references linked to PubMed. NEW! Common core standards for language arts incorporated into the preschool and school-age chapters. NEW! Updated content features the latest research, theories, trends and techniques in the field. Information on preparing high-functioning students with autism for college Social skills training for students with autism The role of the speech-language pathologist on school literacy teams and in response to intervention Emerging theories of etiology and psychopathology added to Models of Child Language Disorders chapter Use of emerging technologies for assessment and intervention

Writing Development In Children With Hearing Loss Dyslexia Or Oral Language Problems

Author: Barbara Arfe
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 0199827281
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Writing is challenging for the majority of learners. For students with language problems, difficulties with written expression are considered one of the most common learning challenges. There is much to learn about the ways in which oral language skills impact on the acquisition of written language in children. Writing Development in Children with Hearing Loss, Dyslexia, or Oral Language Problems focuses on the nature of the writing problems experienced by children with oral language problems. Three clinical groups are considered: children with hearing loss, oral language difficulties, and dyslexia. Each contribution comes from an expert or team of experts in these three areas and in the field of language and writing. The volume provides current understandings to help guide and support practitioners and researchers alike. It provides timely information across languages and countries, enhancing our understanding of the links between oral language and written language across languages.

Language Learning Disabilities In School Age Children And Adolescents

Author: Geraldine P. Wallach
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN:
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Provides readers with strategies for facilitating language learning and literacy learning. Several themes are included: the meaning of academic learning and learning potential; the effect of oral and written language proficiency on successful learning; and the whys and hows of delivering services to language- and learning-disabled students.

Language And Reading Disabilities

Author: Hugh William Catts
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205444175
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Written by leading experts in the field,Language and Reading Disabilities, Second Edition,is the most up-to-date book on the nature and treatment of reading disabilities. Increased evidence has continued to mount in support of the language basis of reading disabilities and much has been learned in the past decade about how children learn to read. With a strong clinical and research basis, the book provides a broad perspective of language problems associated with reading disabilities. It includes the latest theories of reading development, causes of reading disabilities, developmental changes in reading disabilities, and theoretically-motivated research to improve phonological processing, decoding, comprehension, writing, and spelling abilities. The book compares spoken and written language and notes similarities and differences. The acquisition of reading and reading-related language abilities are discussed. In the second half of the book, recognized experts in the areas of assessment and remediation of reading and writing disorders discuss the identification, assessment, and treatment of reading and writing disorders.

Language Development

Author: Alejandro E. Brice
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN:
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Written by a team of speech-language pathologists with a plethora of experience in both the school and university setting, this new text for language development addresses the topic of language acquisition among monolingual and bilingual populations, teaches that all children and students develop and learn language differently and at different paces, and will stimulate readers' overall understanding of the complex nature of language development. The text covers language acquisition issues for infants, pre-school, school age, and adolescent language populations. Every chapter incorporates classroom strategies, numerous case studies, instructional strategies, and reflection questions among its features and content. Divided into three main sections: 1). Language Foundations and Development of Language; 2). Content Subject Development; and 3.) Home and School Language Programs, the text also discusses information on the different components of language including: phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and pragmatics. A helpful resource for general education classroom teachers, special education teachers, speech-language pathologists, counselors, school psychologists, school administrators and parents alike, the authors prepare their readers to make a positive impact on all students' academic success and their lives.

Language Intervention In The Classroom

Author: Donna DiSegna Merritt
Publisher: Singular
ISBN:
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The national trend emphasized collaborative intervention within genera l education classrooms, where the impaired student can engage in exten sive and meaningful verbal interactions with peers and teachers on a m ore regular basis. The need to integrate teachers, speech-language pat hologists, and other school specialists in using the classroom context has given rise to the need for a written resource to use in combining the collaborative process with decision -making. This long-awaited bo ok, an outgrowth of inservice training programs on collaborative langu age intervention, fills that need.

Best Practices The Classroom As An Intervention Context

Author: Katharine G. Butler
Publisher: Aspen Pub
ISBN: 9780834205871
Size: 80.40 MB
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This volume presents techniques for classroom-based intervention for children from preschool through adolescence. Best Practices II: The Classroom As an Intervention Context offers instructional frameworks and models for designing classroom and clinical interventions.