Pragmatic and Discourse Disorders: A Workbook

Pragmatic and Discourse Disorders: A Workbook

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Louise Cummings
Cambridge University Press
Edition: Workbook, 10/1/2015
EAN 9781107491960, ISBN10: 1107491967

Paperback, 276 pages, 24.7 x 17.4 x 1.6 cm
Language: English

An essential study aid for students of speech and language pathology, this highly practical workbook includes short-answer questions and data analysis exercises which help students to test and improve their knowledge of pragmatic and discourse disorders. The book contains a detailed examination of the causes, language and cognitive features of these disorders and includes frequently encountered clinical populations and conditions that are overlooked by other texts. The use of actual linguistic data provides readers with an authentic insight into the clinical setting. • 200 short-answer questions help students to develop and test their knowledge of pragmatic and discourse disorders • 67 data analysis exercises provide readers with real-life clinical scenarios • Fully worked answers are provided for all exercises, saving the lecturer time and allowing the reader to self-test and improve understanding • A detailed glossary of terms makes the text a self-contained reference tool • Carefully selected suggestions for further reading are provided for each chapter.

1. Introduction to pragmatic and discourse disorders
2. Developmental pragmatic and discourse disorders
3. Acquired pragmatic and discourse disorders
4. Mental health and pragmatic and discourse disorders
5. Pragmatics and discourse in other disorders and populations
Appendix A
Appendix B.