Table of Contents

Brain development for learning.
How the brain is organized for learning language.
The cortical basis of learning language.
Measuring the brain-behavior relationship.
Neurobiological research on developmental language disorders.
Brain processing in developmental disorders of spoken and written language.
Learning and using language with autism.
Learning and using language with genetic conditions associated with mental retardation.
Brain-based intervention.
Brain-based learning.
Brain-based assessment and intervention early in the developmental process.
Brain-based assessment and intervention with older children and adolescents. For clinicians and students in speech-language pathology, this book presents the current knowledge base, neurological development (prenatal, through childhood, to young adulthood), neuroimaging techniques, research on the neurological basis of developmental language disorders, autism, reading (dyslexia), and genetic conditions associated with mental retardation.