This volume is the first to deal with Turkish communicative development and disorders, reflecting the use of Turkish by a sizeable population in multilingual settings in Europe, USA, and Australia. In addition to Speech-language Pathologists, the book will be of interest to professionals from related fields such as clinical linguistics, psychology, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, audiology, and special education. This book presents a compendium of information about the profession of speech-language pathology, cultural differences, assessment materials and research done in communication disorders in Turkey. It also covers acquisition and disorders in multilingual contexts where there is significant Turkish immigration.
PART I Prologue Chapter 1: A Closer Look at the Developing Profession of Speech and Language Pathology - Seyhun Topba?Chapter 2: The Sound Inventory of Turkish: Consonants and Vowels - Handan Kopkall?-Yavuz Chapter 3: Some Structural Characteristics of Turkish - Mehmet Yava? PART II Communication Development and Disorders in Monolingual Settings Chapter 4: Normal Language Development in Turkish - Ayhan Aksu-KocChapter 5: MLU as a Tool for Morphological Assessment in Turkish Children - P?nar Ege Chapter 6: Turkish SALT: Computer Assisted Language Sample Analysis - Funda Acarlar and Judith Johnston Chapter 7: Specific Language Impairment in Turkish: Adapting the TELD-3 as a First Step in Measuring Language Impairments - Seyhun Topba?Chapter 8: Speech Characteristics of Hearing Impaired Turkish Children - Umran Tufekcio?lu Chapter 9: Language Characteristics of Hearing Impaired Turkish Children - Umran Tufekcio?lu Chapter 10: Characteristics of Aphasia in Turkish - ?lknur Mavi?Chapter 11: Semantic Relatedness Judgments in Normal Turkish-English Bilinguals - ?lknur Mavi? and Swathi KiranPART III Communication Disorders in Multilingual Settings Chapter 12: Aspects of Acquisition and Disorders in Turkish-Dutch Bilingual Children - Kutlay Ya?mur and Elma Nap-Koff Chapter 13: Language Impairment in Turkish-Dutch Bilingual Children - Jan de Jong, Nazife Cavu? and Anne Baker Chapter 14: Measuring the Language Abilities of Turkish-English Bilingual Children Using TELD-3-T - Theodoros Marinis and Duygu Ozge Chapter 15: Aspects of Language Acquisition and Disorders in Turkish-French Bilingual Children - Mehmet Ali Ak?nc? and Nathalie Decool-Mercier Chapter 16: Specific Language Impairment in Turkish-German Bilingual Children: Aspects of Assessment and Outcome - Solveig Chilla and Ezel Babur