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By Dolores E. Battle PhD

ISBN-10: 0323066992

ISBN-13: 9780323066990

Written by means of a number of the most sensible researchers and clinicians within the box, Communication issues in Multicultural Populations, 4th Edition bargains an in-depth examine the main cultural teams within the U.S. and the problems touching on their conversation improvement, universal problems, and healing procedures. This fourth version incorporates a wealth of updates and new features ― together with the most recent learn and further insurance of communique concerns in nations similar to Australia, China, Canada, and Brazil ― to provide speech-language pathology scholars and speech-language pathologists a balanced and international viewpoint at the such a lot topical multicultural verbal exchange problems with today.

  • Comprehensive coverage makes a speciality of a large choice of cultural and age populations.
  • Cutting-edge learn and data provide up to date discussions according to the most recent reviews in multiculturalism because it pertains to the SLP and AuD professions.
  • Diverse panel of professional authors comprise a number of the most sensible researchers and clinicians within the field.
  • Additional resources offer a targeted directory of print and digital assets on the finish of every bankruptcy to help extra in-depth research of a selected subject.
  • Chapter on foreign perspectives tackles concerns in nations reminiscent of Australia, Canada, China, and Brazil to provide you a extra worldwide figuring out of communique disorders.
  • The newest statistics from the 2010 U.S. Census file deals the most up-tp-date information on hand.
  • Increased content on older adults covers the multicultural concerns, voice problems, and neurogenic issues specific to this crucial demographic.
  • Case studies offer you perform fixing sensible medical problems.
  • Chapter review and conclusion define the most important details in each one bankruptcy and function a record for content material mastery.

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S. Department of Homeland Security, 2009). 7% of foreign-born persons in the United States were born in one of the countries of Africa. 7%). Most immigrants from Africa settled in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, California, Texas, Maryland, and Virginia. Chapter | 2 The Cultures of African American and Other Blacks around the World Most Africans came to the United States seeking an education or specialized training to advance themselves for service or work in their home country. However, there has been an increase in the number of persons who seek permanent residence and do not desire to return to their home country.

In the United States, with a population of more than 270 million, approximately 1000 children are born each year with sickle cell disease. Sickle cell anemia occurs in approximately 1 in 375 live births of African American children. , 2001). Sickle cell disease results in a misshapen sickle shape to the normally round red blood cells. The clumping of these cells in the veins and capillaries results in blockages in vital organs of the body, producing pain and, in some instances, stroke with resulting aphasia.

Development of African American English Morphologic and Syntactic Development Research on the normal acquisition of AAE morphologic and syntactic patterns is scarce. The few historical data– based studies that have been conducted have largely investigated phonological and morphosyntactic features based on Brown’s (1973) set of 14 grammatical morphemes and 29 suggested that, in addition to sharing linguistic features with other dialects, AAE shares features of normal linguistic development in young children (Blake, 1984; Cole, 1980; Reveron, 1978; Steffensen, 1974; Stockman, 1984, 1986a, 1986b; Stockman & Vaughn-Cooke, 1982).

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