Language Disorders in Children: Fundamental Concepts of Assessment and Intervention
Kaderavek, Joan, N.
14 Apr 2014
For language disorders courses
Students learn how to analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and link the information they are learning about language disorders–and to think like a speech-language pathologist.
This text is more than an introductory look at language disorders. It goes beyond basic concepts and basic definitions to teach students how to analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and link the information they are learning. It offers readers opportunities for higher-order learning, while preparing students to become careful evaluators of information, as well as adept problem solvers. Organized by disorder groups and theme, Language Disorders in Children helps students easily make connections between theoretical information and clinical practice through a number of thoughtful features such as case histories, clinical decision trees, and hot topic discussions. It’s an approach that meets the needs of today’s students to learn lifetime critical thinking skills, to see relationships between isolated ideas and facts, and to think like a speech-language pathologist.
This text is set up to ensure optimal teaching and learning through:
A focus on theoretical thinking and illustrative best-practice methodologies;
An emphasis on evidence-based practice;
Organization by disorder group; and
Strong pedagogy such as case histories, clinical decision trees, and hot topic discussions.