-Presents the latest information on spoken language skills in deaf children
Covers topics such as the significance of early vocalizations, the uses and potential of technological advances, and the cognitive processes related to spoken language
Companion volume: Advances in the Sign Language Development of Deaf Children
This book will provide a deep and broad picture of what is known about deaf childrens' language development in a variety of situations and contexts. From this base of information, progress in research and its application will accelerate, and barriers to deaf childrens' full participation in the world around them will continue to be overcome.
Readership: Researchers in child development, psychology, deaf studies, audiology and linguistics.
-1: Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children: A Historical and Theoretical Perspective
2: Vocal Language Development in Deaf Infants: New Challenges
3: Development of Communicative Behaviour as a Precursor of Spoken Language in Hearing Infants, with Implications for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Infants
4: Audiological Advancement and the Acquisition of Spoken Language in Deaf Children
5: Relationships among Speech Perception and Language Measures in Hard-of-Hearing Children
6: The Oral Methods and Spoken Language Acquisition
7: Family-Centered Practice in Early Intervention for Oral Language Development: Philosophy, Methods and Results
8: Speech Production and Spoken Language Development of Children Using "Total Communication"
9: The Effect of Cued Speech on the Development of Spoken Language
10: A Computer-Animated Tutor for Language Learning: Research and Applications
11: Spoken Language in Children with Cochlear Implants
12: The Process and Early Outcomes of Cochlear Implantation by Three Years of Age
13: Early Identification, Communication Modality and the Development of Speech and Spoken Language Skills: Patterns and Considerations
14: Working Memory Capacity, Verbal Rehearsal Speed, and Scanning in Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants