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Fri Jun 25 2021

Books: The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders, 2nd Edition: Damico, Müller, Ball (eds.)

Editor for this issue: Billy Dickson <>

Date: 21-Jun-2021
From: Aleksandra Tasic <>
Subject: The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders, 2nd Edition: Damico, Müller, Ball (eds.)
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Title: The Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders, 2nd Edition
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Published: 2021
Publisher: Wiley

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Editor: Jack S. Damico
Editor: Nicole Müller
Editor: Martin J. Ball
Electronic: ISBN: 9781119606994 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 148
Hardback: ISBN: 9781119606963 Pages: 704 Price: U.S. $ 185

Editor's Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced title.

An authoritative overview of language and speech disorders, featuring new and updated chapters written by leading specialists from across the field.

Now in its second edition, the Handbook features extensively revised and refocused content throughout, reflecting the latest advances in the field. Original and updated chapters explore diverse topics including literacy and literacy impairments, patterns of normal and disordered language development, hearing impairment and cochlear implants, language acquisition and language delay, dementia, dysarthria, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, and many others. This acclaimed single-volume reference resource:

•Provides 26 original chapters which describe the latest in new research and which indicate future research directions

•Covers new developments in research since the original publication of the first edition

•Features in-depth coverage of the major disorders of language and speech, including new insights on perception, hearing impairment, literacy, and genetic syndromes

•Includes a series of foundational chapters covering a variety of important general principles, including labelling, diversity, intelligibility, assessment, and intervention

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Cognitive Science

Written In: English (eng)

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