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Linguistics in Clinical Practice : Exc Business and Economy (Whurr) - Kim Grundy

Linguistics in Clinical Practice

Exc Business and Economy (Whurr)


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This book has been written by practicing clinicians and researchers who are closely involved with individuals who have disorders of communication. <p> The first section provides an overview of basic issues and terminology in clinical linguistics; the second section discusses the purpose and value of assessing specific aspects of an individual' s linguistic ability and evaluates mainstream linguistic assessment procedures. The third sectionreviews the impact that modern linguistics is having on clinical intervention. <p> For this 2nd edition, the book has been updated to take into account recent research developments and there is a new chapter on the assessment of speech perception.

Preface to First Edition.

Preface to Second Edition.

Acknowledgements to Second Edition.


Section 1. Fundamentals of linguistics for clinicians.

Chapter 1. Introduction - Kim Grundy

Chapter 2. Terminology - Kim Grundy

Section II. Linguistics and assessment of speech and language impairment.

Chapter 3. Assessment of Speech Production - Susanna Evershed Martin and Allen Hirson.

Chapter 4. Assessment of Speech Perception - Kevin Baker and Kim Grundy.

Chapter 5. Assessment of Phonology - Pamela Grunwell

Chapter 6. Syntactic Assessment of Expressive Language - Michael Garman and Susan Edwards.

Chapter 7. Investigating Comprehension of Syntax - M. Hazel Dewart.

Chapter 8. Assessment of Semantics - Jenny Landells.

Chapter 9. Assessment of Pragmatics - Gina Conti-Ramsden and Michael F. McTear.

Chapter 10. Linguistic Assessment of Prosody - Bill Wells, Sue Peppe and Maggie Vance.

Section III. The role of linguistics in the management of clients with speech and language impairments.

Chapter 11. Applying Linguistics to Acquired Aphasia - Alison Ross.

Chapter 12. Dysfluency and Child Language - Florence L. Myers.

Chapter 13. Developmental Language Disorders - Catherine Adams and Gina Conti-Ramsden.

Chapter 14. Developmental Speech Disorders - Kim Grundy and Anne Harding.

Chapter 15. Acquired Neurogenic Speech Disorders: Applying Linguistics to Treatment - Niklas Miller and Gerry Docherty.


ISBN: 9781897635520
ISBN-10: 1897635524
Series: Exc Business and Economy (Whurr)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 412
Published: 3rd November 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised