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Treatment of Language Disorders in Children, Second Edition
Rebecca McCauley, Ronald Gillam and Marc E Fey
Brookes Publishing / Softcover / Sep 2016
9781598579796 (ISBN-10: 1598579797)
Language Arts & Disciplines / Education
price: $104.50 (may be subject to change)
552 pages
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Thoroughly updated to meet the needs of today's students in SLP courses, the second edition of this classic textbook prepares future professionals to evaluate, compare, select, and apply effective interventions for language disorders in children. Using realistic case studies and many new video clips that show each strategy in action, the expert contributors introduce your students to 14 current, researchbased intervention models and examine practical ways to apply them in the field. The new edition covers interventions for both emerging communication and language and more advanced language and literacy, in a consistent chapter format that makes it easy for students to compare treatment approaches. A textbook SLPs will keep and reference often throughout their careers, this balanced, indepth look at interventions will prepare professionals to choose and implement the best interventions for children with language disorders.

the theoretical and empirical basis of each intervention
target populations for the intervention
assessment and decision making
practical requirements for implementation
considerations for children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
future directions

STUDENTFRIENDLY MATERIALS:A video clip to illustrate each intervention (on the included DVD and available online); case studies; learning activities that challenge students to apply their new knowledge

WITH NEW CHAPTERS ON:PrintReferencing Interventions * Language Intervention for SchoolAge Bilingual Children * Comprehensive Reading Intervention in Augmentative Communication * Complex Sentence Intervention * Narrative Language Intervention * Social Communication Intervention for Children with Language Impairment * Strathclyde Language Intervention Program (SLIP)

About the Authors

Rebecca J. McCauley, Ph.D.,Professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, The Ohio State University, 1070 Carmack Road, Columbus, OH 43210Dr. McCauley is a boardrecognized specialist in child language and an associate editor of theAmerican Journal of SpeechLanguage Pathology.Her interests include issues in assessment and treatment of communication disorders, especially in children. She has authored one book on assessment—Assessment of Language Disorders in Children(2001). In addition to coediting the first edition of this book, she has coedited three other books on treatment—Interventions for Speech Sound Disorders in Children(with A. Lynn Williams & Sharynne McLeod; Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2010),Treatment of Stuttering(with Barry Guitar; Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer, 2010), andTreatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: EvidenceBased Intervention Strategies for Communication and Social Interaction(with Patricia Prelock; Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2012). She is currently completing work on theDynamic Evaluation of Motor Speech Skill in Children,a test developed with Edythe Strand (to be published by Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.).

Marc E. Fey, Ph.D.,Professor, Hearing and Speech Department, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, Kansas 66160Dr. Fey's primary research and clinical interests include the role of input on children's speech and language development and disorders and the efficacy and effectiveness of speech and language intervention with children. Dr. Fey was editor of theAmerican Journal of SpeechLanguage Pathologyfrom 1996 to 1998 and was chair of theAmerican SpeechLanguageHearing Association Publications Boardfrom 2003 to 2005. Along with his many publications, including articles, chapters, and software programs, he has published three other books on language intervention—Language Intervention with Young Children(Allyn & Bacon, 1986) andLanguage Intervention: Preschool Through the Elementary Years(co-edited with Jennifer Windsor & Steven F. Warren; Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 1995), andTreatment of Language Disorders in Children(co-edited with Rebecca McCauley; Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, 2006). Dr. Fey received the American SpeechLanguageHearing Association's Kawana Award for Lifetime Achievement in Publication in 2010 and the Honors of the Association in 2011.

Ronald B. Gillam, Ph.D.,Raymond L. and Eloise H. Lillywhite Professor, Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education, Utah State University, 1000 Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322Dr. Gillam's research, which has been funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders and the U.S. Department of Education, primarily concerns information processing, language assessment, and language intervention with schoolage children with language impairments. Dr. Gillam has been the associate editor of theAmerican Journal of SpeechLanguage Pathology(1996-1999) and theJournal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research(2001-2004; 2010- 2013). In addition to publishing more than 130 articles and book chapters, Ron has published three tests and two other books—Memory and Language Impairment in Children and Adults(Aspen, 1988) andCommunication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice(coedited with Thomas Marquardt & Fredrick Martin; Singular, 2000; Jones & Bartlett, 2010, 2015).

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