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Communication Disorders (Palgrave Modern Linguistics)

Communication Disorders (Palgrave Modern Linguistics)

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  • ISBN-13: 9780230285064
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date: Nov 26, 2013
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.28 x 11.08 x 6.22 inches


What are communication disorders? How are they identified, assessed and treated?

This introductory textbook presents the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders, including specific language impairment, dysarthria, apraxia of speech, aphasia and stuttering. Covering clinical features, diagnosis and treatment, the book is an indispensable resource for students of linguistics, and speech and language therapy.

Communication Disorders also:
- includes clinical linguistic data throughout to illustrate specific features of communication disorders
- discusses disorders often neglected in introductory books, such as glossectomy and gender dysphoria
- contains in-text references to a companion website which has colour photographs, audio and video files, and 200 self-test questions
- provides exercises with answers, key point boxes, case studies, suggested readings and a glossary

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