Phonological Development and Disorders in Children: A Multilingual Perspective (Child Language and Child Development)

Phonological Development and Disorders in Children: A Multilingual Perspective (Child Language and Child Development)

By: Barbara J. Dodd (editor), Zhu Hua (editor)Hardback

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This book critically examines the effects of language specificity on phonological acquisition and disorder through a collection of empirical studies of children learning typologically very different languages. The studies address many theoretical, clinical and methodological issues, such as: What role do developmental universals and the ambient language play in language acquisition? How should one account for the similarities and differences in the phonological development between normally and atypically developing children, between monolingual and bilingual children, and between bilingual children sharing one language? What implications do these similarities and differences have for clinical assessment and diagnosis? The book provides much-needed baseline information for clinical assessment and diagnosis.

About Author

Zhu Hua, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Language and Communication at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. She is the author of Phonological Development in Specific Contexts: Studies of Chinese-Speaking Children and joint author of DEAP: Differential Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology. She has published extensively on child language (Journal of Child Language, Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, etc.) and on cross-cultural pragmatics (Journal of Pragmatics, Multilingua, Language and Intercultural Communication, etc). Barbara Dodd, PhD, is Research Professor at the University of Queensland, Australia. She is the author of Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Speech disordered children; joint editor of Hearing by Eye: The psychology of lip-reading, Evaluating Theories of Language: Implications from communication disorders, Hearing by Eye II: Advances in the psychology of speech-reading and audio-visual speech, joint author of QUIL: Queensland University Inventory of Literacy, PIPA: Preschool and Primary Inventory of Phonological Awareness, and DEAP: Differential Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology.


Part 1 1. Introduction 2. A multilingual perspective on phonological development and disorders - Zhu Hu (Univ. of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) and Barbara Dodd (Univ. of Queensland) 3. The need for comparable criteria in multilingual studies Zhu Hua Part 2 Monolingual context 4. English phonology: Acquisition and disorder - Barbara Dodd, Alison Holm (Univ. of Queensland), Zhu Hua (Univ. of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK), Sharon Crosbie (Univ. of Queensland), and Jan Broomfield (Middlesbrough Primary Care Trust, UK) 5. Evidence from German-speaking children Annette Fox (Europa Fachhochschul e Fresenius, Germany) 6. The normal and disordered phonology of Putonghua (Modern Standard Chinese)-speaking children - Zhu Hua 7. Cantonese phonological development: normal and disordered - Lydia So (Univ. of Hong Kong) 8. Phonological development of Maltese-speaking children - Helen Grech (Univ. of Malta) 9. Syllabic constraints in the phonological errors of children with pre-lingual hearing loss: A perspective from Telugu - Duggirala Vasanta (Osmania Univ. India) 10. Phonological development and disorders: Colloquial Egyptian Arabic - Wafaa Ammar (Univ. of Alexandria) and Ranya Morsi (Univ. of Reading, UK) 11. Phonological acquisition and disorders in Turkish - Seyhun Topbas (Anadolu Univ., Turkey) and Mehmet Yavas (Florida International Univ.) Part 3 Bilingual context 12. Aspects of bilingual phonology: the case of Spanish-English bilingual children - Mehmet Yavas (Florida International Univ.) and Brian Goldstein (Temple Univ.) 13. Phonological development and disorder of bilingual children acquiring Cantonese and EnglishAlison Holm and Barbara Dodd 14. Phonological acquisition in bilingual Pakistani heritage children in England Carol Stow and Sean Pert (Rochdale Primary Care Trust, UK) 15. Phonological development and disorder of bilingual children acquiring Welsh and English Martin Ball, Nicola Mueller (Univ. of Louisiana at Lafayette), and Sian Munro (Univ. of Wales Institute, Cardiff) 16. Phonological acquisition by Arabic-English bilingual children Ghada Khattab (Univ. of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) 17. Phonological development of Cantonese-Putonghua bilingual childrenLydia So and Samuel Leung (Univ. of Hong Kong) Part 4 Coda 18. Towards developmental universals Zhu Hua and Barbara Dodd References Appendix Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781853598890
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9781853598890
  • weight: 890
  • ISBN10: 1853598895

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