An overview of linguistic research in the area of communication disorders, exploring research questions and methodologies appropriate to numerous disciplines interested in research in this field
Series Editors' Preface Acknowledgements PART I: KEY CONCEPTS AND RESEARCH ISSUES Paradigms and Research Practice The Research/Practice Context PART II: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF RESEARCH What are the Key Problems in the Field? Researching Child Communication Disorders Researching Adult Communication Disorders PART III: RESEARCH PROJECTS RELATED TO COMMUNICATION DISORDERS Practical Issues in Planning Research Communicating Research from Start to Finish Project Development Program Development PART IV: FURTHER RESOURCES Resources for Researching Communication Disorders Glossary of Terms Index
Researching communication disorders involves a range of disciplines including speech-language pathology, linguistics and psychology. This book provides an interdisciplinary description of the theoretical frameworks in the field of communication disorders and an overview of the main current methodological approaches.