Table of contents for Language, learning, and behavior disorders : developmental, biological, and clinical perspectives / edited by Joseph H. Beitchman ... [et al.].


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Part I. Developmental Perspective: Introduction
1. Language and emotion: a developmental perspective
2. Understanding language dysfunction from a developmental perspective: an overview of pragmatic theories
3. Atypical ontogeny:  Atypical development from a developmental perspective
4. Language and psychopathology: an attachment perspective
5. Developmental changes in the mechanisms linking language disabilities and behaviour disorders
Part II. Language Impairment and Psychiatric Disorder: Introduction
6. Unsuspected language impairments in psychiatrically disturbed children:  developmental issues and associated conditions
7. Executive dysfunction as an underlying mechanism of the behaviour and language problems in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
8. Comorbidity of autistic disorder and specific developmental language disorder:  existing evidence and some promising future directions
9. Discourse deficits in childhood schizophrenia
Part III. Learning Disabilities: Concepts, Comorbidity and Heritability: Introduction
10. A conceptual model and definition of dyslexia: findings emerging from the Connecticut longitudinal study
11. Phonological recoding deficits and dyslexia: a developmental perspective
12. Cognitive functioning, learning disability and school failure in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a family study perspective
13. Twin studies of reading disability
Part III. Biological Considerations: Introduction
14. Neuroimaging and functional brain analysis
15. Neurochemical correlates of academic achievement deficits and aggressive behavior in children with ADHD
16. Acquired disorders of memory in childhood
17. Interaction between language and cognition: evidence from Williams Syndrome
Part IV. Intervention: Introduction
18. Multi-modal treatment of the hyperactive child with and without learning disabilities
19. Social interactional approaches to child language intervention
20. Language intervention programming for preschool children with social and pragmatic disorders
21. Communication training approaches in autistic disorder
Part V. Outcome Studies: Introduction
22. Linguistic impairment and psychiatric disorder: pathways to outcome
23. Academic per. Communicative competence and psychosocial development in deaf children and adolescents.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Language disorders in children, Learning disabilities, Behavior disorders in children, Child Behavior Disorders, Language Disorders, Learning Disorders, Mental Disorders in infancy & childhood