Seven scientific books highlight the latest interdisciplinary approaches to disability across the life span -- from infancy to old age. These books showcase international experts in medicine, behavioral science, neuroscience, communication disorders, gerontology, and psychology, and advance new directions for research. They are available for purchase from commercial publishers in these subject areas:
Mental Retardation and Autism
Aging and Communication
Language Acquisition in Children
Inherited and Environmental Factors in Disability
Developmental Language Disorders New Scientific Research on Reading
The Connections between Language and Reading Disabilities
In 2008, Psychology Press published the latest book from a Merrill conference:Infant Pathways to Language: Methods, Models and Research Directions. Editors are John Colombo, Peggy McCardle, and Lisa Freund.