Language and Reading Disabilities
Edition 3 ed
Publication Date 1 Jan 2012
OverviewWritten by leading experts, the third edition of "Language and Reading Disabilities", maintains its strong clinical focus and thorough coverage of the identification, assessment, and treatment of reading and writing disorders. This text explores the differences between spoken and written language, the basic factors in reading and language development, the stages of reading development, as well as how to define and classify reading disabilities and understand their clinical implications. Coverage includes how to assess phonemic awareness, word recognition, reading comprehension and the relationship between spelling and other literacy skills, and writing foundations and processes.