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Language Disorders Across The Lifespan

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781418009540

ISBN10:
1418009547
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/13/2006
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning

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Summary

Language Disorders Across the Lifespan, Second Edition is a core introductory text on language disorders written specifically for the novice reader. It is unique in that it covers language disorders across the lifespan, that is, from birth to old age. The book is organized into three sections: Language Delays and Disorders in Preschool Children, Language Disorders in School-Age Children, and Language Disorders in Adults. Common clinical considerations in the diagnosis and treatment of language delays and disorders are woven throughout each chapter. Case study reviews are also found throughout the text to illuminate real world implications of the disorders.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
PART I LANGUAGE DELAYS AND DISORDERS IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN
1(208)
Classification of Language Abnormalities Based on Normal Development and Features of Language
3(27)
Learning Objectives
4(1)
Introduction
4(1)
Who Is at Risk?
5(1)
Language Development
6(3)
Language Delays
9(2)
Language Disorders
11(10)
Language Differences
21(3)
Summary
24(1)
Case Study
25(2)
Review Questions
27(3)
Classification of Language Abnormalities Based on Etiology and Diagnostic Labels
30(47)
Learning Objectives
31(1)
Introduction
31(1)
Genetic and Chromosomal Syndromes
32(13)
Motor and Sensory Deficits
45(6)
Language Disorders Associated with Prematurity and/or High-Risk Infancy
51(1)
Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugs
52(5)
Cytomegalovirus Infection
57(2)
Specific Language Impairment
59(2)
Cognitive Disabilities
61(3)
Autism/Pervasive Developmental Delay
64(5)
Acquired Language Disorders
69(1)
Summary
70(1)
Case Study
70(2)
Review Questions
72(5)
General Considerations in Assessment of Language Deficits in Infants and Preschool Children
77(63)
Learning Objectives
78(1)
Introduction
78(2)
Objectives of the Assessment and Diagnostic Process
80(2)
Application of the Scientific Model to the Diagnostic Process
82(24)
Summary
106(1)
Case Study
106(3)
Review Questions
109(4)
Appendix 3A: Assessment of Language Development
113(6)
Appendix 3B: Sample Case History for Pediatric Language Cases
119(9)
Appendix 3C: Guidelines for Symbolic Play Scale Administration
128(5)
Appendix 3D: Early Communication Checklist
133(3)
Appendix 3E: Sampler of Frequently Used Tests to Assess for Language of Preschoolers
136(4)
Treatment of Language Delays and Disorders in Preschool Children
140(34)
Learning Objectives
141(1)
Introduction
141(1)
The Environment
142(3)
Presymbolic and Symbolic Communication
145(5)
Therapeutic Principles and Procedures
150(8)
The Treatment Sequence
158(7)
Treatment Suggestions Based on Etiology
165(3)
Summary
168(1)
Case Study
169(2)
Review Questions
171(3)
Persistence of Language Deficits Throughout the Lifespan
174(35)
Learning Objectives
175(1)
Introduction
175(3)
Language Development in School-Age Children
178(6)
Specific Language Impairment
184(1)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effects
184(4)
Children Prenatally Exposed to Cocaine and/or Other Drugs
188(1)
Children with Cognitive Disabilities
189(2)
Down Syndrome
191(4)
Fragile X Syndrome
195(1)
Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disabilities
196(3)
Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome
199(1)
Attention Deficit Disorder with or without Hyperactivity
199(1)
Summary
200(1)
Case Study
201(2)
Review Questions
203(6)
PART II LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN
209(206)
Language-Based Learning Disabilities in the School-Age Population
211(34)
Learning Objectives
212(1)
Introduction
212(2)
Curricular Demands Based on Language
214(1)
Identification of Children at Risk
215(5)
Definitions of Learning Disabilities
220(2)
Clinical Findings
222(5)
Specific Language Impairment
227(4)
Auditory Processing Disorders
231(5)
Summary
236(1)
Case Study
236(4)
Review Questions
240(5)
Spelling and Reading Disorders
245(48)
Learning Objectives
246(1)
Normal Reading
246(3)
Early Indicators of Reading and Spelling Disabilities
249(1)
Problem Areas for Readers in Trouble
249(4)
Dyslexia
253(5)
Assessment and Diagnosis of Reading Disabilities
258(4)
Cultural Diversity Issues in the Assessment of Reading Disorders
262(2)
Addressing Reading Disorders in the School Setting
264(10)
Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist in Diagnosing and Treating Developmental Reading and Spelling Disabilities
274(1)
Summary
274(1)
Case Study
275(12)
Review Questions
287(6)
Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
293(31)
Learning Objectives
294(1)
Introduction
294(1)
Definition of ADD and ADHD
295(1)
ADD/ADHD and Other Labels
296(2)
What Causes ADD/ADHD?
298(1)
Three Categories of Symptoms of ADD/ADHD
299(1)
Seven Fragile Control Systems
300(3)
Diagnosing ADD/ADHD
303(7)
Treatment of ADD/ADHD
310(1)
Four Areas of Management of ADD and ADHD
310(5)
Summary
315(1)
Case Study
315(5)
Review Questions
320(4)
Language After Traumatic Brain Injury
324(33)
Learning Objectives
325(1)
Introduction
325(1)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Defined
326(2)
Types of Injuries
328(5)
Effects of Closed Head Injury (CHI) and TBI
333(4)
Pediatric versus Adult Aphasia
337(3)
Assessment
340(4)
Stages of Recovery / Improvement
344(1)
Treatment
345(2)
Summary
347(1)
Case Study
348(4)
Review Questions
352(5)
Assessment of Language Disorders in School-Age Children
357(32)
Learning Objectives
358(1)
Introduction
358(1)
Components of the Evaluation
358(10)
Testing Children with Auditory Processing Disorders
368(3)
Testing Language Skills in Children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI)
371(1)
Testing Language Skills in School-Age Children with Cognitive Challenges
372(1)
Testing Language Skill in Children with ADHD
373(3)
Multicultural Issues in the Assessment of School-Age Children
376(4)
Summary
380(1)
Case Study
380(3)
Review Questions
383(6)
Treatment in the School-Age Population
389(26)
Learning Objectives
390(1)
Introduction
390(2)
Eligibility for Therapy
392(1)
Models of Intervention
393(3)
Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)
396(1)
Treatment Sequence
397(1)
Intervention with Elementary School-Age Children
398(2)
Intervention with Adolescents
400(1)
Addressing Written Language Problems in Children with Language-Based Learning Disabilities
401(1)
Multicultural Issues in Language Therapy
401(4)
Summary
405(1)
Case Study
406(6)
Review Questions
412(3)
PART III LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN ADULTS
415(90)
Alzheimer's Disease and Other Types of Dementia
417(31)
Learning Objectives
418(1)
Introduction
418(1)
What Is Dementia?
419(1)
Types of Dementia
419(5)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
424(1)
Alzheimer's Disease
424(10)
Pick's Disease
434(1)
Multi-infarction Diseases
435(1)
Subcortical Dementias
435(3)
The Role of the Speech-Language Pathologist
438(1)
Treatment Suggestions
439(2)
Summary
441(1)
Case Study
442(1)
Review Questions
443(5)
Aphasia in Adults
448(57)
Learning Objectives
449(1)
Introduction
449(1)
What Is Aphasia?
450(3)
Diagnostic Examination
453(18)
Aphasia Syndromes
471(13)
Recovery and General Treatment Strategies
484(8)
Treatment Efficacy and Functional Outcomes
492(1)
Summary
493(1)
Case Study
493(3)
Review Questions
496(9)
Appendix A Suggested Reading List on Language Abnormalities in Preschool Children 505(3)
Appendix B Suggested Reading List on Multicultural Aspects of Language Disorders 508(2)
Appendix C Suggested Reading List on Language Abnormalities in School-Age Children 510(3)
Appendix D Suggested Reading List on Language Abnormalities in Adults 513(2)
Appendix E Answers to Review Questions 515(2)
Glossary 517(19)
Index 536


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