Communication Disorders in the Classroom: An Introduction for Professionals in School Settings

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Education - 411 pages
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Speech, language, and hearing disorders have the potential to affect a student communicatively, socially, psychologically, and academically. In this work, the authors cover the range of impairments found in school-age children with suggestions for teacher intervention. Topic coverage includes: 1. Legal issues and service delivery models; 2. Normal aspects of communication; 3. The development of language and phonology; 4. Phonological disorders; 5. Children with limited language; 6. School-age and adolescent language disorders; 7. Dialectal differences: African American English as a case study; 8. Fluency disorders; 9. Voice disorders; 10. Hearing impairment; 11. Craniofacial anomolies; 12. Neurological impairment; 13. Communication disorders and academic success. Each chapter includes teacher tips, key terms, study questions, and suggestions for further reading.
 

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Contents

COMMUNICATION DISORDERS IN THE SCHOOLS BACKGROUND LEGAL ISSUES AND SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
1
NORMAL ASPECTS OF COMMUNICATION
41
THE DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE AND PHONOLOGY
65
PHONOLOGICAL DISORDERS
89
CHILDREN WITH LIMITED LANGUAGE
121
SCHOOLAGE AND ADOLESCENT LANGUAGE DISORDERS
173
DIALECTAL DIFFERENCES AFRICANAMERICAN ENGLISH AS A CASE EXAMPLE
193
FLUENCY DISORDERS
223
VOICE DISORDERS
257
HEARING IMPAIRMENT
287
CLEFT LIPPALATE AND RELATED CRANIOFACIAL SYNDROMES
321
NEUROLOGIC IMPAIRMENTS
343
COMMUNICATION DISORDERS AND ACADEMIC SUCCESS
377
INDEX
403
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Professor Emeritus, Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn University

Professor, Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn University

Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Disorders, Auburn University

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