MSc SLS suggested introductory reading

Chiat, S. (2000) Understanding Children with Language Problems. Cambridge University Press.

Donaldson, M.L. (1995). Children with language impairments: an introduction. London: Jessica Kingsley.

Drake, J. (2003) Organising Play in the Early Years - Practical Ideas for Teachers and Assistants. David Fulton Publishers.

Hillis, A. (Ed.) (2002). The Handbook of Adult Language Disorders. Psychology Press.

Kersner, M. & Wright, J.A. (eds) (2002). 3rd Edition How to Manage Communication Problems in Young Children. David Fulton Publishers.

Law, J. and Elias, J. (1996). Trouble talking: a guide for parents of children with speech and language difficulties. London: Jessica Kingsley.

Owens, R., Metz, D and Haas, A. (2000). Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Life Span Perspective. Allyn & Bacon.

Plante, E. and Beeson, P. M. (2007). Communication and Communication Disorders: A Clinical Introduction. Allyn & Bacon.

Rustin, L. et al (2001) Stammering - A Practical Guide for Teachers and Other Professionals. David Fulton Publishers.Parr, S. Byng, S. Culpin, S. and Ireland, C. (1997). Talking about Aphasia - Living with loss of language after stroke. Open University Press.

Wright, J & Kersner, M (2004) A Career in Speech and Language Therapy. Metacom Education.

Bolte Taylor, J. (2008). My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey. Hodder & Stoughton.Bauby, J-D. (1997). The Diving Bell and The Butterfly. Fourth Estate.

Crossley, R. and MacDonald, A. (1980). Annie's Coming Out. Pelican.

Hebden, J. (1985). She'll Never Do Anything, Dear. Human Horizon, Souvenir Press.

Law, D. and Paterson, B. (1980). Living After a Stroke. Human Horizon, Souvenir Press.

McCrum, R. (1998). My Year Off: Rediscovering Life After a Stroke.

Picador Robinson, K. (1991). Children of Silence. Penguin.

Sacks, O. (1986). The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat. Picador.

Snowdon, D. (2008). Aging with Grace: The Nun Study and the Science of Old Age. How We Can All Live Longer, Healthier and More Vital Lives. Fourth Estate Ltd.

Tavistock, The Marchioness of, and Levin, A. (1991). A Chance to Live. Headline.