Part I. Speech Disorders: 1. Cleft lip and palate; 2. Developmental dysarthria; 3. Developmental verbal dyspraxia; 4. Glossectomy; 5. Acquired dysarthria; 6. Apraxia of speech; 7. Foreign accent syndrome; Part II. Language Disorders: 8. Developmental phonological disorder; 9. Specific language impairment; 10. Pragmatic language impairment; 11. Developmental dyslexia; 12. Language in intellectual disability; 13.Language in autism spectrum disorder; 14. Language in epilepsy; 15. Language in paediatric traumatic brain injury; 16. Language in childhood cancer; 17. Fluent and non-fluent aphasia; 18. Right-hemisphere language disorder; 19. Language in adult traumatic brain injury; 20. Language in dementia; 21. Language in other neurodegenerative disorders; Part III. Fluency Disorders: 22. Developmental stuttering; 23. Acquired stuttering; 24. Cluttering; Part IV. Voice Disorders: 25. Organic voice disorder; 26. Functional voice disorder; 27. Laryngectomy; 28. Transsexual voice; Part V. Hearing Disorders: 29. Conductive hearing loss; 30. Sensorineural hearing loss; 31. Cochlear implantation; 32. Central auditory processing disorder; Part VI. Psychiatric Disorders: 33. Childhood emotional and behavioural disorders; 34. Schizophrenia; 35. Bipolar disorder; Appendix A. Answers to questions; Appendix B. Suggestions for further reading.
This is a collection of 48 highly useful case studies of children and adults with communication disorders.
Louise Cummings is Professor of Linguistics at Nottingham Trent University. She is a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and is registered with the Health Professions Council in the UK.
'... Case Studies in Communication Disorders is an accessible and valuable source of information for all students interested in speech and language disorders.' Silvia Martinez-Ferreiro, Aphasiology