Teaching Students With Language and Communication Disabilities

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2012-06-05
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Emphasizing the connection between language and literacy, the fourth edition of Teaching Students with Language and Communication Disabilitiesexplores language development and language disorders within the context of specific disabilities. Organized in a three-part format, the text examines language development and disorders in school-age children, analyzes language difficulties associated with specific disabilities, and presents assessment techniques and instructional strategies used in today's classrooms. This edition includes new student vignettes, new teacher perspectives, updated activities, and new literacy sections so educators learn how to apply concepts to real classroom situations.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Understanding Language and Communication
Language and Language Disordersp. 1
Kevin: A Case Studyp. 1
Speech, Language, and Communicationp. 2
Language Disorderp. 8
Summaryp. 11
Review Questionsp. 11
Suggested Activitiesp. 12
Resources on the Webp. 12
Referencesp. 13
The Elements of Languagep. 14
Phonologyp. 15
Morphologyp. 17
Syntaxp. 19
Semanticsp. 21
Pragmaticsp. 22
Summaryp. 24
Review Questionsp. 24
Suggested Activitiesp. 25
Resources on the Webp. 26
Referencesp. 26
Language Acquisition: Bases for Developmentp. 27
Physiological Bases of Language Developmentp. 27
Cognitive Bases of LanguageDevelopmentp. 35
Social Bases of Language Developmentp. 38
Summaryp. 40
Review Questionsp. 41
Suggested Activitiesp. 41
Resources on the Webp. 41
Referencesp. 42
Language Acquisition: Modelsp. 44
The Behavioral Modelp. 45
The Nativist or Syntactic Modelp. 48
The Semantic-Cognitive Modelp. 50
The Social Interactionist Modelp. 51
The Information Processing Modelp. 52
The Emergentist Modelp. 54
Implications for Language Interventionp. 55
Summaryp. 57
Review Questionsp. 57
Suggested Activitiesp. 57
Resources on the Webp. 58
Referencesp. 58
Language Development: Birth Through the Preschool Yearsp. 60
Prelinguistic Developmentp. 61
Emergence of Expressive Languagep. 65
Language Development in the Preschool Yearsp. 67
Learning to Mean: The Development of Semanticsp. 73
Learning to Converse: The Development of Pragmaticsp. 74
Language Development and Emergent Literacyp. 75
Summaryp. 78
Review Questionsp. 78
Suggested Activityp. 78
Resources on the Webp. 79
Referencesp. 79
Language and Literacy in the School Yearsp. 82
Teacher View: Ninth/Tenth Grade Alternative School Teacherp. 82
Language Development in the School Yearsp. 83
Implications for Instructionp. 90
Language and Literacyp. 91
Implications for Instructionp. 96
Summaryp. 97
Review Questionsp. 97
Suggested Activitiesp. 97
Resources on the Webp. 98
Referencesp. 98
Language and Communications Disorders
Language and Students with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disordersp. 101
Case Study: Keisha W.p. 101
The Dilemma of Learning Disabilitiesp. 102
Teacher Perspective: Students with Reading Disabilitiesp. 104
Language and Learning Disabilitiesp. 107
Instructionp. 117
Summaryp. 128
Review Questionsp. 128
Alex S.: A Case Studyp. 129
Suggested Activitiesp. 131
Resources on the Webp. 132
Referencesp. 132
Language and Students with Intellectual Disabilitiesp. 139
Case Study: Karenp. 139
Case Study: Dannyp. 140
The Changing View of Intellectual Disabilitiesp. 141
Language and Communication Characteristicsp. 144
Factors Related to Language and Communication Impairmentsp. 154
Literacy and Students with Intellectual Disabilitiesp. 157
Teacher Perspectivep. 157
Approaches to Instructionp. 158
Summaryp. 162
Review Questionsp. 162
Suggested Activitiesp. 163
Resources on the Webp. 164
Referencesp. 164
Language and Students with Autism Spectrum Disordersp. 169
Case Study: Andersonp. 169
Case Study: Mitchellp. 171
Definition of Autism Spectrum Disordersp. 172
Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disordersp. 173
Factors Related to Language and Communication Disorders in Autism Spectrum Disordersp. 184
Literacy and Autism Spectrum Disordersp. 187
Intervention for Language and Communication Impairmentsp. 189
Summaryp. 197
Review Questionsp. 197
Suggested Activitiesp. 198
Resources on the Webp. 198
Referencesp. 199
Language and Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disordersp. 204
Case Study: Angelp. 204
Case Study: Luisp. 205
Defining the Populationp. 206
Evidence for Language and Communication Deficienciesp. 208
Literacy and Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disordersp. 214
Assessment and Instructionp. 215
Summaryp. 221
Review Questionsp. 221
Suggested Activitiesp. 222
Resources on the Webp. 222
Referencesp. 222
Language and Students with Sensory Disabilitiesp. 226
Case Study: John A.p. 226
Case Study: Marisolp. 228
The Changing World of Hearing Impairmentsp. 229
Defining Hearing Impairmentp. 230
Language Characteristicsp. 234
Factors Related to Language Developmentp. 242
Educational Performancep. 244
Otitis Mediap. 247
Educational Programsp. 248
Visual Impairment and Languagep. 256
Language Characteristicsp. 260
Literacy Developmentp. 262
Implications for Teachingp. 263
Summaryp. 264
Review Questionsp. 265
Suggested Activitiesp. 266
Resources on the Webp. 266
Referencesp. 267
Language and Students with Neuromotor Disabilities and Brain Injuryp. 273
Case Study: Alfonsop. 273
Case Study: Ethanp. 274
Cerebral Palsyp. 275
Other Neuromotor Disordersp. 280
Implications for Interventionp. 282
Brain Injury and Languagep. 284
Summaryp. 289
Review Questionsp. 290
Suggested Activityp. 290
Resources on the Webp. 290
Referencesp. 291
Language and Communication in the Classroom
Assessing Language and Communicationp. 294
Understanding Language Assessmentp. 294
Summaryp. 312
Case Study: Marvinp. 312
Review Questionsp. 313
Suggested Activitiesp. 314
Resources on the Webp. 314
Referencesp. 315
Enhancing Language and Communicationp. 317
Teacher Perspectivep. 318
Rationale for Language Instructionp. 318
Tier 1: Language Instruction in the Classroomp. 321
Enhancing Language Skills in the Classroomp. 322
Enhancing Communication in Specific Classroom Environmentsp. 325
Tier 2: Supplemental Instructionp. 334
Tier 3: Language Interventionp. 336
Summaryp. 343
Case Study: Davidp. 344
Review Questionsp. 345
Suggested Activitiesp. 345
Resources on the Webp. 346
Referencesp. 346
Augmentative and Alternative Communicationp. 350
Components of Augmentative and Alternative Communicationp. 351
Implementing AAC Systemsp. 357
Integrating AAC Use into General Education Classroomsp. 365
Literacy and Augmentative and Alternative Communicationp. 368
Outcomes of AAC System Usagep. 369
Summaryp. 370
Review Questionsp. 371
Suggested Activitiesp. 371
Resources on the Webp. 372
Referencesp. 372
Language, Culture, and English Language Learnersp. 376
Case Study: Rosemaryp. 376
Teacher Perspectivep. 377
Cultural Diversityp. 378
Dialect Differencesp. 379
Language and Culturep. 381
English Language Learnersp. 382
Appropriate Assessmentp. 385
Instructional Programsp. 389
Summaryp. 398
Review Questionsp. 399
Suggested Activitiesp. 399
Resources on the Webp. 400
Referencesp. 400
Glossaryp. 403
Indexp. 408
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