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Developmental Disorders of Language Learning and Cognition

  • ID: 2326554
  • Book
  • December 2008
  • 448 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This important new text provides an up–to–date review of our knowledge of a wide range of developmental disorders of language learning and cognition. Explanations for each disorder are considered in relation to our understanding of typical development. The book focuses on cognitive theories of each disorder but also considers their biological bases and methods of treatment. The text is ideal for undergraduate or graduate students of psychology and other academic and clinical audiences, including educational and clinical psychologists and speech and language therapists.
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List of Figures and Boxes.


1 Understanding Developmental Cognitive Disorders.

2 Reading Disorders I: Developmental Dyslexia.

3 Reading Disorders II: Reading Comprehension Impairment.

4 Specific Language Impairment.

5 Mathematics Disorder.

6 Developmental Coordination Disorder.

7 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

8 Autism Spectrum Disorder.

9 Understanding Developmental Disorders: Progress and Prospects.




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Charles Hulme
Margaret J. Snowling
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