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ERIC Number: ED018036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 1
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DELAYED SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT, PRENTICE-HALL FOUNDATIONS OF SPEECH PATHOLOGY SERIES.
WOOD, NANCY E.
WRITTEN FOR SPEECH PATHOLOGY STUDENTS AND PROFESSIONAL WORKERS, THE BOOK BEGINS BY DEFINING LANGUAGE AND SPEECH AND TRACING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SPEECH AND LANGUAGE FROM THE INFANT THROUGH THE 4-YEAR OLD. CAUSAL FACTORS OF DELAYED DEVELOPMENT ARE GIVEN, INCLUDING CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IMPAIRMENT AND ASSOCIATED BEHAVIORAL CLUES AND LANGUAGE DISORDERS. ADDITIONAL CAUSAL FACTORS CONSIDERED ARE APHASIA, DYSARTHRIA AND DYSPRAXIA, MENTAL RETARDATION, EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE, HEARING LOSS, AND SPEECH DEPRIVATION AND IMMATURITY. ASPECTS OF EVALUATION OF CHILDREN WITH DELAYED SPEECH AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT DISCUSSED ARE HISTORY-TAKING, OBSERVATION OF BEHAVIOR, SPECIFIC AREAS OF TESTING, MOTOR SKILLS, AUDITORY CAPACITIES, MENTAL ABILITIES, SOCIAL MATURITY, EMOTIONAL STABILITY, AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT. THERAPY FOR SUCH CHILDREN IS DESCRIBED IN TERMS OF GOALS AND OBJECTIVES, FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, MATERIALS, THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES AND APPROACH, RECORDS AND PROGRESS REPORTS, PARENT CONFERENCES, DIFFERENCES IN THERAPEUTIC APPROACH, CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IMPAIRMENT, APHASIA, DYSARTHRIA, MENTAL RETARDATION, HEARING LOSS, EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE, AND IMMATURITY. APPEARING THROUGHOUT THE TEXT ARE 141 SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING ON SPECIFIC TOPICS. A BIBLIOGRAPHY LISTS 163 ITEMS. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY PRENTICE-HALL, INC., PUBLISHERS, ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NEW JERSEY 07632, AND IS AVAILABLE FOR $4.95. (JD)
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