The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics brings together an international team of contributors to produce an original and in-depth survey of this multi-faceted field. It fills a gap in the existing literature as the first non-encyclopedic volume to provide comprehensive, up to date coverage of this ever-expanding area of linguistics.
The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics 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
“The range of topics represented here, and the quality of thecontributions, underline the advances Clinical Linguistics has madein three decades. This volume will for some time be the benchmarkagainst which others in the field will be evaluated.” Paul Fletcher, University College Cork
“This comprehensive compendium covers the breadth and depth ofclinical linguistics, presenting the latest research on pragmatics,discourse, sociolinguistics, syntax, semantics, phonetics andphonology. The impressive cohort of international contributorscomprises the foremost authorities in their fields. This book is aclassic reference work and will be frequently cited.” Sharynne McLeod, Charles Sturt University,Australia
“This Handbook offers state-of-the-art reviews and cutting-edgeresearch reports. It is strongly recommended as a textbook forstudents at the master's level and higher, instructors andresearchers in a variety of disciplines, including Speech-LanguagePathology, Clinical Linguistics, Medicine, and Psychology.” Ben Maassen, Radboud University Nijmegen MedicalCentre
Martin J. Ball
is Hawthorne Endowed Professor and Head ofthe Department of Communicative Disorders at the University ofLouisiana at Lafayette.
Michael R. Perkins is Professor of Clinical Linguisticsin the Department of Human Communication Sciences at the Universityof Sheffield, England.
Nicole Muller is Hawthorne-BoRSF Endowed Professorin the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University ofLouisiana at Lafayette.
Sara Howard is Senior Lecturer in Clinical Phonetics inthe Department of Human Communication Sciences at the University ofSheffield.