Shows parents how to help their child communicate and learn language during everyday activities.
Shows parents how to help their child communicate and learn language during everyday activities.
This Hanen centre guidebook and companion DVD shows real parents and children with language delays applying strategies outlined in the book.
Step by step guide for parents of preschool children with autism spectrum disorder and other social communication difficulties.
The only textbook addressing communication based intervention for children under the age of three years, this work identifies children at-risk for developmental delay, details effective assessment and intervention, and provides insight on the unique needs of families. This work offers effective strategies for early intervention professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology, occupational and physical therapy, early childhood education, social work, psychology, and parent education. With extensive information on meonatal intensive care nursery factors, this completely updated edition features a wide range of transdisciplinary intervention approaches, backed up by solid efficacy data.
Six million children under the age of 18 suffer from speech disorders Breaking terminology down for the layperson, this book helps parents deal with every issue relating to their child’s problems: where to find help, how to evaluate therapies and therapists, and how to help a child face his or her challenges
My Toddler Talks is a "must-have" for anyone interested in developing language in young children. Parents, speech language pathologists, and educators will find this book invaluable in helping children to achieve communicative success! You'll learn from an experienced pediatric speech language pathologist specifically how to use play routines to build and accelerate your child's communication skills.MY TODDLER TALKS includes: 25 fun play routines designed to improve your child's speech and language skills Straightforward instructions with many examples to foster understanding and empowerment Step by step directions on how to elicit communication from your child Numerous language stimulation tips, techniques, and strategies Suggested goals to drive results Charts to monitor progress with your child A system to track your child's word growth Ways to incorporate speech development activities into your daily routines Advice on how to maximize your child's potential without causing pressure or frustration Ideas for troubleshooting setbacks Praise For:"As a speech language therapist and parent, I found Kimberly's book useful, practice, and remarkably clear about how to easily stimulate a toddler's language development. The suggestions are helpful for daily interaction and play time with any toddler. I have used these strategies with my clients and had amazing results." - Brooke Berardo, M.A., CCC-SLP & Parent"This informative and easy-to-follow guide teaches parents how to successfully enhance their child's early communication skills. The fun and hands-on activities are stimulating and effective and can be implemented every day. I will be recommending this book to parents of the young children I work with for years to come." - Elisabeth Cuomo, M.A., CCC-SLP
Updated to reflect the most current view on naturalistic models of communication, this beautifully illustrated guidebook provides a step-by-step guide for parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other social communication difficulties. Presented in a user friendly format, the book s research-based strategies show parents how to turn everyday activities with their child into opportunities for interaction and communication.
A HANDY PARENT'S GUIDE THAT TURNS PROFESSIONAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT INTO CHILD'S PLAY Are you concerned that your child is not verbalizing? The solution may be as simple as a game. Talking with Your Toddler teaches you how to stimulate speech using everyday play. It makes learning to talk fun and engaging for your child. With proven therapies and easy-to-follow activities, Talking with Your Toddler makes an ideal home companion. - Tips to promote talking throughout the day - Hands-on games that teach new words- Tricks for turning drive time into talk time - Fun ways to promote further practice - Techniques for keeping kids engaged Written by experienced speech professionals, this book’s straightforward approach is equally useful for parents at home, teachers in the classroom or therapists in a clinic.
The painful and baffling mystery as to why some obviously bright children do not begin talking until long after the ”normal” time is explored in this book through personal experiences and the findings of scientific research. The author's own experiences as the father of such a child led to the formation of a goup of more than fifty sets of parents of similar children. The anguish and frustration of these prents as they try to cope with children who do not talk and institutions that do not understand them is a remarkable and moving human story. Fortunately, some of these children turn out to have not only normal intelligence but even outstanding abilities, especially in highly analytical fields such as mathematics and computers. These fascinating stories of late-talking children and the remarkable families from which they come are followed by explorations of scientific research that throw light on unusual development patterns.
In the Fifth Edition of A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, Eugene Bardach and new co-author Eric Patashnik draw on more than 40 years of experience teaching students to be effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysts. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies that are easily applicable for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. In this new edition, Bardach and Patashnik update many examples to reflect the shifting landscape of policy issues. A new section with advice on how to undertake policy design in addition to making policy choices makes the book even more engaging. Readers will also appreciate a sample document of real world policy analysis, suggestions for developing creative, "out-of-the-box" solutions, and tips for working with clients.
You already have everything you need to raise a healthy, happy, intelligent child Parenting today is practically a competitive sport, and marketers are all too happy to cash in. Scare tactics and scientific-sounding jargon make it seem like parents are in constant danger of hard-wiring their children’s brains for failure. In fact, this state of parental anxiety is totally unnecessary—and possibly bad for our children. Babies are born with an appetite to learn. Children are naturally curious about the world and eager to explore it. They don’t need flashcards, educational videos, or the latest iPad app to help speed their development. Attempts to get children speaking and reading before they’re developmentally ready may even harm them in the long run. In The Intuitive Parent, Vanderbilt University child development specialist Dr. Stephen Camarata debunks the claims many of these “brain development” programs make. Using accessible, down-to-earth language he explains how parents can intuitively support their child’s brain development by simply paying attention. Babies and children develop at their own pace; what’s more, they are hardwired to signal to caregivers when they’re ready for the next step. Restrictive tools like flashcards may derail your child’s ability to learn holistically—and will definitely sap the joy from one of the most important jobs in the world: being a parent. The key is to recognize the “ready to learn” cues your child is giving you and respond in a way that comes naturally. Routine activities, such as playing peekaboo, reading books to a toddler, talking, singing, feeding, and otherwise meeting the everyday needs of a child, are the true magic that ultimately wires a child’s brain and helps children become an intelligent, confident, curious, and talented adults. Grounded in the latest science by a nationally recognized child development expert, The Intuitive Parent arms parents and caregivers with the confidence and knowledge they need to quit worrying and enjoy the time they have with their child—no fancy gadgets or pricey videos necessary. From the Hardcover edition.
Learning to talk is probably the greatest milestone in a child’s development, a deeply moving and often hilarious experience for all parents. It is also a process which has been intensively studied by psychologists and linguists in recent years; this charming an informative book by one of Britain’s best known writers on linguistics shows us what they have discovered.
This guide to treating speech disorders of children outlines the milestones of phonetic and phonological acquisition and describes how the treatment program works, the role of parents and teachers and special techniques for helping improve articulation. Includes references and a bibliography. The author is a speech-language pathologist.
Give your child the gift of conversation with Small Talk! You are your child's most valuable resource when it comes to learning to talk. In Small Talk, speech and language therapist Nicola Lathey and parenting journalist Tracey Blake demystify the six stages of language learning, from "Pre-Babble" to "Complete Sentences," so you can tune in to what your child is saying—or trying to say! You'll also learn: • Why the babbling stage is so important • How to encourage your baby's first words • Communication techniques to calm your toddler’s tantrums • The truth about pacifiers, baby signing,and the impact of TV on language development • Causes for concern and where to turn for help. Written by experts who are also parents of young children, Small Talk helps you to give your child the best head start by encouraging language and vocabulary development early on. Simply set aside as few as 10 minutes for Small Talk Time every day. With 50 games and activities to choose from, it’s time to start Small Talking!