Clinical Decision Making in Developmental Language Disorders

Clinical Decision Making in Developmental Language Disorders

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SLPs--get ready to work effectively with children and adolescents who have developmental language disorders with this indispensable resource. Highly respected editors Alan G. Kamhi, Julie J. Masterson, and Kenn Apel have developed a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind text that Teaches assessment and intervention. The book's first half shows SLPs how to assess spoken and written communication skills and select targets for intervention, and the second half is an extensive guide to interventions for specific areas of language development. Covers the widest range of topics. Current and future practitioners will get clear, explicit guidance on all the practical issues they'll face on a daily basis. Addresses a broad age span. Readers will discover how to manage the specific issues they'll encounter when assessing and intervening with infants, toddlers, preschool children, school-age children, and adolescents. Incorporates both scientific evidence and clinical insight. More than two dozen expert contributors lay out the latest research and add their own wisdom from years of practice--showing readers how to use sound clinical judgment to fill the gaps in available evidence. The most complete treatment of this critical subject area, this essential text will prepare SLPs to make the best possible clinical decisions--and improve the communication and overall quality of life for children and adolescents with developmental language disorders. Clinical Decision Making in Developmental Language Disorders is a part of the Communication and Language Intervention Series... Genre Format Sample prompt Narrative Enumerative Descriptive Compare- contrast Informative Persuasive Problem- ... In an essay, explain the protections guaranteed to U.S. citizens by the Bill of Rights. ... In a well-developed composition, describe the causes and effects of childhood obesity and suggest solutions foranbsp;...

Title:Clinical Decision Making in Developmental Language Disorders
Author:Alan G. Kamhi, Julie Masterson, Kenn Apel
Publisher:Brookes Pub - 2007


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