Language Development: Foundations, Processes, and Clinical Applications

Language Development: Foundations, Processes, and Clinical Applications

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Language Development: Foundations, Processes, and Clinical Applications, Second Edition provides an accessible overview of language development covering the typical course of language development within the clinical context of language assessment and intervention. The Second Edition examines the biological, developmental, and environmental systems of neurotypical children, and the role of these systems as linguistic input in the childa€™s environment contributing to language development. This comprehensive resource, written and contributed by over 20 experts in the field, provides students with an understanding of the foundations of language development in terms of each individual childa€™s communication needs. With case studies woven throughout the text, students are able to follow the progress of children with normal language development as well as those showing signs of problems. These cases and clinical practice applications will help students prepare for the clinical challenges they will face in their professional careers. Every year, new information, new theories, and new evidence are published about development to explain the complexities that create and facilitate the language acquisition process. The authors who have contributed to this text provide the latest research and perspectives on language development among neurotypical children. This valuable text bridges biological, environmental, technological, and professional venues to advance the development of professionals and children alike. Whata€™s new in the Second Edition? a€c New chapter on syntactic development including morphology a€c New chapter covering school-age language a€c New case study highlighting school-age language a€c Expanded content on morphology including morphological analysis Instructor Resources: PowerPoint Presentations, Test Bank Student Resources: Companion Website Every new copy of the text includes an access code for the companion website. eBook offerings do not include an access code.... base their understanding of fluency in curriculum-based assessment, defining fluency as rate and accuracy in oral reading: ... Automaticity is the fast, effortless word recognition that is a product of consistent reading practice: Fluent readers, ... For example, bake, cake, take, and lake all belong to the same word family because they share the common stem of -ake. ... Reading comprehension develops from a facility with all aspects of spoken language: vocabulary or word knowledgeanbsp;...

Title:Language Development: Foundations, Processes, and Clinical Applications
Author:Nina Capone Singleton, Brian B. Shulman
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2013-04-18


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