Author : Jean Berko Gleason
Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
Release : 2005
Language : En, Es, Fr & De GET BOOK
Book Description :
The sixth edition of "The Development of Language," written and contributed by leading researchers, covers language acquisition and development from infancy through adulthood. This authoritative text is ideal for courses that take a developmental approach to language acquisition across the life span. Highlights of the Sixth Edition: Expanded chapter on atypical language development (Chapter 9) contains new information about cochlear implants, current research on the autism spectrum disorders, new therapeutic approaches to atypical language, and recent claims regarding the etiology of atypicality. Includes contemporary topics, such as adopted foreign children's language acquisition and genetic basis for language, that encourage topical discussions. Updated with new material on the brain and advances in the treatment of language disorders ensuring student awareness of current discoveries. New information on using computers and the Internet in research on language development. Expanded information on the use of the Child Language Data Exchange System, which is now Web-based. Communication Disorders Supersite Students now have access to all of this site's quizzes, links, and resources to help them prepare for their tests, papers, and exams. For more information visit www.ablongman.com/commdisorders. Don't Miss This Special Value Pack Option: Research Navigator(TM) for the Helping Professions "Research Navigator(TM)" can be your best friend when you're facing a large research project. Especially helpful with the toughest challenge--getting started--"Research Navigator(TM)" offers a comprehensive, step-by-step walk-through of the research process, along with access to some of the most respected source databases available. Access to "Research Navigator(TM)"--a $15 value--is FREE when packaged with any new Social Work textbook! If your text did not come packaged with Research Navigator(TM), look for it in your bookstore or visit http: //www.researchnavigator.com today to purchase immediate access. Contact your local Allyn & Bacon representative and request special packaging codes to take advantage of these great offers.