By Ludo Verhoeven, Hans van Balkom

Chapters written through top specialists provide present views at the origins and improvement of language problems. They handle the query: How can the kid's linguistic setting be restructured in order that young children in danger can enhance very important adaptive talents within the domain names of self-care, social interplay, and challenge fixing? This theory-based, yet useful ebook emphasizes the significance of exact definitions of subtypes for evaluation and intervention. it is going to be of curiosity to scholars, researchers, and practitioners within the box of developmental language disorders.

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The children with unilateral focal brain damage represent a rare group: They have suffered a single unilateral cerebral insult before 6 months of age prior to the normal language acquisition process. Charting their language development permits us to address the issues of neuroplasticity and localization of function by looking to see whether there are specific behavioral profiles—in this case, patterns of language acquisition—associated with the site of the child’s lesion and how flexibly the developing brain can respond to an early insult.

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