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Title Children's comprehension problems in oral and written language : a cognitive perspective / edited by Kate Cain and Jane Oakhill
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 302 pages) : illustrations
Series Challenges in language and literacy
Challenges in language and literacy.
Contents Introduction to comprehension development / Jane Oakhill and Kate Cain -- Reading comprehension difficulties: correlates, causes, and consequences / Kate Cain and Jane Oakhill -- Comprehension difficulties in children with specific language impairment and pragmatic language impairment / Nicola Botting -- Language comprehension difficulties in children with autistim spectrum disorders / Susan Leekam -- Story comprehension impairments in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder / Elizabeth P. Lorch [and others] -- Reading comprehension and working memory in children with learning disabilities in reading / H. Lee Swanson, Crystal B. Howard, and Leilani Sáez -- Comprehension in a neurodevelopmental disorder, spina bifida myelomeningocele / Marcia A. Barnes, Amber M. Johnston, and Maureen Dennis -- Impaired discourse gist in pediatric brain injury: missing the forest for the trees / Lori G. Cook, Sandra B. Chapman, and Jacquelyn F. Gamino -- The comprehension of skilled deaf readers: the roles of word recognition and other potentially critical aspects of competence / Leonard P. Kelly and Dragana Barac-Cikoja -- Cognitive bases of children's language comprehension difficulties: where do we go from here? / Kate Cain and Jane Oakhill
Summary Comprehension is the ultimate aim of reading and listening. How do children develop the ability to comprehend written and spoken language, and what can be done to help those who are having difficulties? This book presents cutting-edge research on comprehension problems experienced by children without any formal diagnosis as well as those with specific language impairment, autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, hearing impairment, head injuries, and spina bifida. Providing in-depth information to guide research and practice, chapters describe innovative assessment strategies and identify importan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cognition disorders in children.
Language disorders in children -- Physiological aspects.
Language disorders in children -- Psychological aspects.
Reading comprehension.
Reading disability.
Form Electronic book
Author Cain, Kate.
Oakhill, Jane.
ISBN 1593856601 (electronic bk.)
9781593856601 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)