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New Directions in Communication Disorders Research


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This series publishes scholarly volumes that describe cutting-edge, cross-disciplinary research in disorders affecting language and communication.

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Explaining Individual Differences in Reading: Theory and Evidence

Explaining Individual Differences in Reading: Theory and Evidence

1st Edition

Susan A. Brady, David Braze, Carol A. Fowler
September 18, 2018

Research into reading development and reading disabilities has been dominated by phonologically guided theories for several decades. In this volume, the authors of 11 chapters report on a wide array of current research topics, examining the scope, limits and implications of a phonological theory....

Perspectives on Individual Differences Affecting Therapeutic Change in Communication Disorders

Perspectives on Individual Differences Affecting Therapeutic Change in Communication Disorders

1st Edition

Amy L. Weiss
November 16, 2016

This volume examines the ramifications of individual differences in therapy outcomes for a wide variety of communication disorders. In an era where evidence-based practice is the clinical profession's watchword, each chapter attacks this highly relevant issue from a somewhat different...

Language Disorders From a Developmental Perspective: Essays in Honor of Robin S. Chapman

Language Disorders From a Developmental Perspective: Essays in Honor of Robin S. Chapman

1st Edition

Rhea Paul
August 25, 2015

The last 25 years have witnessed an explosion of research at the intersection of typical language development and child language disorders. A pioneer in bringing these fields of study together is Robin S. Chapman, Emerita, University of Wisconsin. This contributed volume honors her with chapters...

Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults: Development and Disorders

Expository Discourse in Children, Adolescents, and Adults: Development and Disorders

1st Edition

Marilyn A. Nippold, Cheryl M. Scott
June 23, 2015

School success in the 21st century requires proficiency with expository discourse -- the use and understanding of informative language in spoken and written modalities. This occurs, for example, when high school students read their textbooks and listen to their teachers' lectures, and later are...

Single-Word Reading: Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

Single-Word Reading: Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

1st Edition

Elena L. Grigorenko, Adam J. Naples
November 10, 2014

As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science, single-word reading, which is an essential element in successful reading competence. Single-word reading is an...

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