Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- RC423.C24 2014
"The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders. The volume also examines how these disorders are assessed and treated by speech and language therapists and addresses recent theoretical developments in the field. The handbook goes beyond well-known communication disorders to include populations such as children with emotional disturbance, adults with non-Alzheimer dementias and people with personality disorders. Each chapter describes in accessible terms the most recent thinking and research in communication disorders."
Children with Specific Language Impairment
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- RJ496.L35L46 2014
Part I: Foundations -- Introduction -- Characterizing the language deficit: Basic concepts -- Part II: Describing the data: Linguistic & nonlinguistic findings -- The language characteristics of SLI: A detailed look at English -- SLI across languages -- Exploring the boundaries of SLI -- Part III: Nature & nurture -- The genetics of SLI -- The neurobiology of SLI -- The linguistic & communicative environment -- Part IV: Theoretical issues: SLI as a deficit in linguistic knowledge -- Processing limitations & SLI -- SLI as a deficit in specific mechanisms -- Grammatical deficits in SLI & role on input -- Part V: Clinical issues -- The nature & efficacy of treatment -- Part VI: Conclusions -- Why study SLI revisited
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- P118.E523 2014
Key Themes: Categories; Effects of language on cognitive development; Fundamentals, theories & models of language development; Impairments of language development; Language development in special populations; Literacy & language development; Mechanisms of language development; Methods in language development research; Prelinguistic communicative development; Social effects in language acquisition; Specific aspects of language development
Handbook of Language & Literacy: development & disorders
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 3rd Floor -- LC149.H27 2014
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Part I: Theoretical & Methodological Issues in the Study of Language & Literacy Disorders -- Part II: The Political & Social Contexts of Language & Literacy Acquisition -- Part III: Language Processes Underlying Atypical Literacy Learning: Complementary Perspectives -- Part IV: Addressing the Needs of Individuals with Language & Literacy Challenges
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- RC423.H3266 2014
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"The first part of the Handbook introduces in some detail the concept of qualitative research and its application to communication disorders, and describes the main qualitative research approaches. The contributions are forward-looking rather than merely giving an overview of their topic. The second part illustrates these approaches through a series of case studies of different communication disorders using qualitative methods of research."
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"The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders (MITECD) is divided into four sections that reflect the standard categories within the field (also known as speech-language pathology and audiology): Voice, Speech, Language, and Hearing. Within each category, entries are organized into three subsections: Basic Science, Disorders, and Clinical Management. Basic Science includes relevant information on normal anatomy and physiology, physics, psychology and psychophysics, and linguistics; this provides a scientific foundation for entries in the other subsections. The entries that appear under Disorders offer information on the definition and characterization of specific disorders, and tools for their identification and assessment. The Clinical Management subsection describes appropriate interventions, including behavioral, pharmacological, surgical, and prosthetic. Topics covered in MITECD include cochlear implants for children and adults, pitch perception, tinnitus, alaryngeal voice and speech rehabilitation, neural mechanisms of vocalization, holistic voice therapy techniques, computer-based approaches to children's speech and language disorders, neurogenic mutism, regional dialect, agrammatism, global aphasia, and psychosocial problems associated with communicative disorders."
Routledge Handbook of Communication Disorders
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- RC423.R695 2015
"Focusing on areas of cutting-edge research, this handbook showcases what we know about communication disorders, and their assessment and treatment. It emphasizes the application of theory to clinical practice throughout, and is arranged by the four key bases of communication impairments: Neural/Genetic Bases Perceptual-Motor Bases Cognitive-Linguistic Bases Socio-Cultural Bases."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- QC 225.15.S67 2014
"The Springer Handbook of Acoustics reviews the most important areas of acoustics, with emphasis on current research. The authors of the various chapters are all experts in their fields. Each chapter is richly illustrated with figures and tables."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- P91 2017
Springer Handbook of Auditory Research, Vol. 61, 2017
Infant & Childhood Development: intersections between development & language experience -- Shaping Brainstem Representation of Pitch-Relevant Information by Language Experience -- Short-Term Learning & Memory: training & perceptual learning -- The Role of the Auditory Brainstem in Regularity Encoding & Deviance Detection -- The Janus Face of Auditory Learning: how life in sound shapes everyday communication -- Individual Differences in Temporal Perception & Their Implications for Everyday Listening -- Communicating in Challenging Environments: noise & reverberation -- Understanding Auditory Processing Disorder through the FFR -- Neurobiology of Literacy & Reading Disorders -- Clinical Translation: aging, hearing loss, & amplification
Springer Handbook of Auditory Research, Vol. 59, 2016
"The evolution of vertebrate hearing is of considerable interest in the hearing community. However, there has never been a volume that has focused on the paleontological evidence for the evolution of hearing and the ear, especially from the perspective of some of the leading paleontologists and evolutionary biologists in the world. Thus, this volume is totally unique, and takes a perspective that has never been taken before. It brings to the fore some of the most recent discoveries among fossil taxa, which have demonstrated the sort of detailed information that can be derived from the fossil record, illuminating the evolutionary pathways this sensory system has taken and the diversity it had achieved."
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