Martin J. Ball, Michael R. Perkins, "The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics"
2008 | ISBN-10: 1405135220, 1444338773 | 712 pages | PDF | 4 MB
brings together an international team of contributors to create an original, in-depth survey of the field for students and practitioners of speech-language pathology, linguistics, psychology, and education. Explores the field of clinical linguistics: the application of the principles and methods of linguistics to the study of language disability in all its forms Fills a gap in the existing literature, creating the first non-encyclopedic volume to explore this ever-expanding area of linguistic concern and research Includes a range of pathologies, with each section exploring multilingual and cross-linguistics aspects of the field, as well as analytical methods and assessment Describes how mainstream theories and descriptions of language have been influenced by clinical research