This text provides a comprehensive discussion of language disorders and clinical practice that takes students from model, through disorders, to assessment and intervention, with an emphasis on classroom application.Language Disorders takes a functional, environmental, and conversational approach, by using the child's natural environment and conversational partners. Unlike other language disorders texts, which have a disorder-specific focus, this text takes a logical traverse from assessment through intervention. This new edition is completely updated with current trends and developments in the field, and is full of practical ideas and useful suggestions for students and speech-language pathologists. The text provides concrete guidelines and procedures for the assessment and training of children as well as training for speech-language pathologists.New to this Edition: More emphasis on early intervention and Alternative and Augmentative Communication. New chapter on literacy impairments that addresses reading and writing and the role of speech-language pathologists with disorders of each (Chapter 13). Expanded information on classroom intervention that includes current topics such as Collaborative Consultative Intervention. Related Titles:Teaching Students with Language and Communication Disabilities, 2/e S. Jay Kuder Order No. 0-205-34330-9Patterns of Narrative Discourse: A Multicultural, Life Span Approach, 1/e Allysa McCabe Lynn S. Bliss Order No. 0-205-33869-0Language and Communication Disorders in Children, 5/e Deena K. Bernstein Ellenmorris Tiegerman-Farber Order No. 0-205-33635-3Owens, Robert E. is the author of 'Language Disorders A Functional Approach to Assessment and Intervention', published 2003 under ISBN 9780205381531 and ISBN 0205381537.