Introduction to speech, language and literacy

Sharynne McLeod (Editor), Jane McCormack (Editor)

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Communication is an essential part of our everyday lives and the development of effective communication skills is important for social, educational and occupational success. Introduction to speech,lLanguage and literacy provides an overview of the way in which individuals develop spoken and written language, key milestones in the development of these skills and factors that influence their development and use. Videos of individuals talking, reading and writing have been included to highlight key concepts and milestones discussed in the text. The book includes information about the ways in which difficulties with spoken and written language might present over the lifespan, and ways in which health and educational professionals can support individuals experiencing these difficulties.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Australia
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages628
ISBN (Print)9780195527926
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Grant Number

  • DP130102545


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