Higher Education

Case Studies in Communication Science and Disorders: Child Language, 1st Edition

  • Ronald B. Gillam, Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin
  • LaVae M. Hoffman, Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin
  • Elizabeth Pena, Ph.D. University of Texas, Austin
  • Linda Thibodeau, Ph.D. University of Texas, Dallas
  • Julia Eyer, Ph.D. Our Lady of the Lake University
  • ISBN-10: 0769300375  |  ISBN-13: 9780769300375
  • © 2000 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $129.75



This versatile 2 volume CD-ROM package enables students to experience diagnosis and treatment of a variety of language disorders outside the clinic. Interactive case study profiles include case history information, test results, language transcripts, and video clips of conversations and narratives of different language disorders. It is an invaluable supplement to introductory courses in language disorders and practicum experiences.

Features and Benefits

  • Easy-to-use for language sample analysis, self-study, or lecture presentations
  • Includes low-incidence communication disorders to broaden clinical awareness of the variety of childhood language disorders
  • Ideal supplement to courses in language disorders to bring real-world samples into the classroom
  • Special site license available for depatmental use

Table of Contents

8 case studies highlight the following language differences and disorders: specific language impairment, language delay, a bilingual child with normally developing language, a bilingual child with a language disorder, autism, a hearing impaired child fitted with hearing aid, a hearing impaired child fitted with a cochlear implant, and fragile X syndrome

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ronald B. Gillam, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Texas at Austin