Author: Nicola Lathey, Tracey Blake
Publisher: The Experiment
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!
The Late Talker
Author: Marilyn C. Agin, Lisa F. Geng, Malcolm Nicholl
A guide for parents offers advice on how to know if a late-talking child has a speech delay or disorder, providing coverage of such topics as the warning signs of a serious disorder, finding a therapist, working with an educational system, and at-home speech exercises. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Details a program for improving communication between parents and children, providing sample dialogues and role-playing exercises.
Talking with Your Toddler
Author: Teresa Laikko, Laura Laikko
Publisher: Ulysses Press
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.
Supported by the principles of developmental psychology and applied behavior analysis, ESDM's intensive teaching interventions are delivered within play-based, relationship-focused routines. The manual provides structured, hands-on strategies for working with very young children in individual and group settings to promote development in such key domains as imitation; communication; social, cognitive, and motor skills; adaptive behavior; and play. --from publisher description
It Takes Two to Talk
Author: Jan Pepper, Elaine Weitzman, Hanen Centre
Publisher: The Hanen Centre
Shows parents how to help their child communicate and learn language during everyday activities.
Author: Jerome Seymour Bruner, Rita Watson
Publisher: W. W. Norton
A detailed look at how children learn to use language covers games and play, linguistic reference, the development of requests, and the transmission of culture
Language Disorders from Infancy Through Adolescence, 4th Edition is the go-to text for all the information you need to properly assess childhood language disorders and provide appropriate treatment. This core resource spans the entire developmental period through adolescence, and uses a descriptive-developmental approach to present basic concepts and vocabulary, an overview of key issues and controversies, the scope of communicative difficulties that make up child language disorders, and information on how language pathologists approach the assessment and intervention processes. This new edition also features significant updates in research, trends, instruction best practices, and social skills assessment. Comprehensive text covers the entire developmental period through adolescence. Clinical application focus featuring case studies, clinical vignettes, and suggested projects helps you apply concepts to professional practice. Straightforward, conversational writing style makes this book easy to read and understand. More than 230 tables and boxes summarize important information such as dialogue examples, sample assessment plans, assessment and intervention principles, activities, and sample transcripts. UNIQUE! Practice exercises with sample transcripts allow you to apply different methods of analysis. UNIQUE! Helpful study guides at the end of each chapter help you review and apply what you have learned. Versatile text is perfect for a variety of language disorder courses, and serves as a great reference tool for professional practitioners. Highly regarded lead author Rhea Paul lends her expertise in diagnosing and managing pediatric language disorders. Communication development milestones are printed on the inside front cover for quick access. Chapter objectives summarize what you can expect to learn in each chapter. Updated content features the latest research, theories, trends and techniques in the field. Information on autism incorporated throughout the text Best practices in preliteracy and literacy instruction The role of the speech-language pathologist on school literacy teams and in response to intervention New reference sources Student/Professional Resources on Evolve include an image bank, video clips, and references linked to PubMed.
"New stories & strategies based on 'How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk"--Cover.
Teaching Kids to Think
Author: Darlene Sweetland, Ron Stolberg
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Why Do Kids These Days Expect Everything to be Given to Them? Today's kids don't know how to read a map. They can Google the answer to any question at lightning speed. If a teen forgets his homework, a quick call to mom or dad has it hand-delivered in minutes. Fueled by the rapid pace of technology, the Instant Gratification Generation not only expects immediate solutions to problems—they're more dependent than ever on adults. Today's kids are being denied opportunities to make mistakes, and more importantly, to learn from them. They are being taught not to think. In Teaching Kids to Think, Dr. Darlene Sweetland and Dr. Ron Stolberg offer insight into the social, emotional, and neurological challenges unique to this generation. They identify the five parent traps that cause adults to unknowingly increase their children's need for instant gratification, and offer practical tips and easy-to-implement solutions to address topics relevant to children of all ages. A must-read for parents and educators, Teaching Kids to Think will help you understand where this sense of entitlement comes from—and how to turn it around in order to raise children who are confident, independent, and thoughtful.
A fundamental study of language development from infancy to primary school written by members of the Bristol Study of Language Development research team. Their central thesis is that conversation provides the natural context of language development and that the child learns through exploring his world in interaction with other people.
My Toddler Talks
Author: Kimberly Scanlon
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
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
The 30 Days of Sex Talks program provides you with the opportunity and materials you need to have vital conversations with our child at this age, focusing on intimacy. This book contains many questions, sample scenarios and conversation starters to launch these essential talks with your child allowing you to interject your personal thoughts, feelings and cultural beliefs.
This manual provides sequential programming steps to teach listening, receptive and expressive language, and whole word reading skills using more than 100 goals and activities.