Introduction to Language Pathology

Introduction to Language Pathology PDF Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
Category : Language disorders
Languages : en
Pages : 300

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Book Description
A standard for almost 20 years, this broadly revised fourth edition captures recent developments and new themes in the field of language pathology. Combining the model of the communication chain with an increased focus on information-processing psychology, this invaluable preparatory tool offers new information on -- medical and behavioral approaches to language disorders -- participatory conversation abilities of individuals with communication disorders -- World Health Organization distinctions among impairments, disabilities, and handicaps -- applications of linguistics and psychology to language pathology -- assessment and treatment of communication disorders Insightful review questions and helpful tutorials at the end of each chapter encourage discussion and actively support student learning. Instructors and students will benefit from this easy-to-read introduction to the study of language pathology.

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