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Table of Contents
Part I. Epidemiology and Concepts: 1. Epidemiology, longitudinal course, and some associated factors: an update Phil A. Silva; 2. Classification of childhood language disorders Dorothy Bishop and Lewis Rosenbloom; 3. Concepts of language development: a realistic perspective David Crystal; Part II. Language Development: Biological and Psychosocial aspects: 4. Prelinguistic communication Margaret Martlew; 5. Aspects of language development in the preschool years Paul Fletcher; 6. The conversational requirements for language learning Gordon Wells and Mary Gutfreund; 7. Environmental influences on language development Christine Puckering and Michael Rutter; 8. The developmental neurobiology of language Robert Goodman; 9. Developmental neuropsychological correlates of language C. A. Heywood and A. G. M. Canavan; 10. The 'what' and 'how' of language development: a note on some outstanding issues and questions Michael Rutter; Part III. Disorders of Language Development and their Correlates: 11. Language acquisition, language disorder and cognitive development Richard Cromer; 12. Developmental disorders of speech and language Neil Gordon; 13. Language disorders associated with psychiatric disturbance Michael Rutter and Catherine Lord; 14. Language development and sensory disorder: visual and hearing impairments Roger Freeman and Susan Blockberger; 15. Language development and mental retardation Jean Rondal; 16. The social context: communication in families with a handicapped child Ann Gath; 17. The consequences of language delay for other aspects of development Patricia Howlin and Michael Rutter; Part IV. Assessment: 18. Assessment of language disorders Michael Rutter; 19. Psychological assessment William Yule; 20. Paediatric assessment Martin Bax; 21. Assessment of hearing in children Denzil Brooks; 22. Speech therapy Kay Coombes; Part V. Research: 23. Behavioural approaches to language Patricia Howlin; 24. Non-vocal communication systems: a critical survey Chris Kiernan; 25. Trends in communication aid technology for the severely speech-impaired Howard Shane; 26. The use of alternative systems and microelectronics as aids to communication and language development Prue Fuller and Tim Southgate; 27. Special education Harry Purser; 28. Family issues Sheila Hollins; 29. Services Martin Bax and William Yule; Index.