Language disorders across the lifespan : an introduction


    • Vinson, Betsy Partin


Language disorders across the lifespan : an introduction

Betsy Partin Vinson

Singular Pub. Group, c1999

  • : pbk

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Includes bibliographical references and index



This powerful introductory textbook provides students with a solid, basic understanding of language disorders in children and adults. A wide variety of pediatric and adult communication differences, delays and disorders are presented from a casual perspective, as well as various assessment and treatment techniques. Differences related to multicultural aspects of language and communication are incorporated into the text, as well as delays and disorders related to developmental language deficits, language-learning disabilities, reading disorders, ADD/ADHD, aphasia, Alzheimer's, dementia and traumatic brain injury.


  • Classification of language abnormalities based on normal development and features of language
  • classification of language
  • abnormalities based on aetiology and diagnostic labels
  • general
  • considerations in assessment of language abnormalities in preschool-aged children
  • treatment of language delays and disorders in preschool-aged children
  • language based learning disabilites in the school-aged population
  • attention deficit disorder and attention deficit disorder with hyperacitivity
  • language after traumatic brain injury
  • assessment of language disorder in school-aged children
  • treatment in the school-aged population
  • aphasia in adults
  • Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia
  • counselling.

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