Dr. Layton and Dr. Hao have just published a book chapter on speech and language disorders among children with HIV/AIDS. The chapter, titled Communication Disorders in Children with HIV/AIDS, can be found in Plural Publishing’s HIV/AIDS Related Communication, Hearing, and Swallowing Disorders.
Following is the introduction to the chapter:
The purpose of this chapter is to describe various cognitive, behavior, and communicative manifestations in young children with HIV/AIDS. We begin with the prevalence of the disease, then a description of its transmission, and finally a discussion of the potential and serious manifestations of the disease as well as its effects on communication.
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