My Toddler Talks

Author: Kimberly Scanlon
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781477693544
Size: 42.55 MB
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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

Talking With Your Toddler

Author: Teresa Laikko
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612435890
Size: 79.59 MB
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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.

Understanding Child Development

Author: Rosalind Charlesworth
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305856171
Size: 55.75 MB
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UNDERSTANDING CHILD DEVELOPMENT, 10th Edition, introduces pre-service and inservice teachers to the unique qualities of young children from infants to age eight, and demonstrates how to work with each child in ways that correspond with their developmental level, and their social and cultural environment. Now organized into 15 chapters, the book includes learning theories and research as well as information about the importance of play and technology in a young child's learning process. Learning objectives and specific NAEYC Program Standards, Accreditation Criteria, and Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) are highlighted at the beginning of each chapter. Other topics covered include readiness, assessment, working with children and families from diverse cultures, working with children with special needs, and the early stages of reading, writing, and general cognitive development. Throughout the text, real-life examples and anecdotes bring theory and research to life Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nursing Care Of Children E Book

Author: Susan R. James
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032329345X
Size: 25.67 MB
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Master the art of caring for children with most effective, efficient, and affordable title on pediatric nursing care. Taking on a family focus, this student-friendly text teaches growth, development, and information on the major body system alterations. Plus, dramatically streamlined content and new learning tools make this new edition even more tailored to your learning needs. Expert reviews of chapter content ensure all chapters include current practices, terms, and updated information. Health Promotion boxes summarize information from the American Academy of Pediatrics to teach you how to perform a comprehensive assessment of well infants and children at various ages. Illustrated Procedure boxes include step-by-step instructions for common nursing tasks. Pathophysiology boxes explain changes in physiology that occur in a variety of diseases and disorders in children. Nursing process highlighted in nursing care plans and in-text discussions. Clinical Reference pages provide students with easy-to-find reference sections, including basic anatomy and physiology, pediatric differences, related laboratory and diagnostic tests, and commonly prescribed medications. Safety Alert boxes highlight patient safety as part of the QSEN initiative for better outcomes of nursing care. Updated Evidence-Based Practice boxes (formerly Using Research to Improve Practice) assist you in determining best practices in your future care of children. Patient-Centered Care boxes guide you in teaching the parents and child about self-care in the home and follow-up care in community-based health care settings. Streamlined Nursing Care Plans have been reformatted to make them easier to read and use. Updated photos throughout the book keep the text up-to-date and visually appealing. Key concepts are highlighted in the book and their definitions are provided in a glossary.

Child Language Development

Author: Sandra Bochner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470698543
Size: 65.99 MB
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This publication is concerned with the early stages of language acquisition and is designed for use by early childhood teachers, nursery nurses, special education teachers and others working with children experiencing difficulties in learning to talk. Procedures are described that can be used to assess a child' s current skills and plan activities to increase communicative competence. The programme described is based on a developmental sequence that moves the early skills of joint attention, turn-taking and appropriate play to the more complex skills of asking and answering questions. Other issues discussed include sound development and intelligibility, the use of augmentative and alternative communication as stepping stones to speech, working with children and with families. The second edition has an expanded focus on the place of communicative intentions in early language development.

An Early Start For Your Child With Autism

Author: Sally J. Rogers
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462505074
Size: 60.39 MB
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Cutting-edge research reveals that parents can play a huge role in helping toddlers and preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) connect with others and live up to their potential. This encouraging guide from the developers of a groundbreaking early intervention program provides doable, practical strategies you can use every day. Nearly all young kids—including those with ASD—have an amazing capacity to learn. Drs. Sally Rogers, Geraldine Dawson, and Laurie Vismara make it surprisingly simple to turn daily routines like breakfast or bath time into fun and rewarding learning experiences that target crucial developmental skills. Vivid examples illustrate proven techniques for promoting play, language, and engagement. Get an early start—and give your child the tools to explore and enjoy the world. Winner--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award Mental health professionals, see also the authors' related intervention manual, Early Start Denver Model for Young Children with Autism, as well as the Early Start Denver Model Curriculum Checklist for Young Children with Autism (sold in sets of 15).

My Toddler S First Words

Author: Kimberly Scanlon
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781978371903
Size: 69.45 MB
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Is your toddler struggling with his or her first words? Discover evidence-based techniques to model, elicit, track, and expand your toddler's language. Speech language pathologist and bestselling author Kimberly Scanlon specializes in helping toddlers find their voice. And now she's here to help you build a strong foundation for your toddler's early communication skills. My Toddler's First Words: A Step-by-Step Guide to Jump-start, Track, and Expand Your Toddler's Language contains step-by-step instructions to stimulate your child's verbal skills. With expert guidance, you'll discover what to expect from your child's first words and learn to recognize each milestone along their language development journey. Through Scanlon's interactive book, you'll learn simple speech therapy techniques to catapult your toddler's communication skills to the next level. In My Toddler's First Words, you'll discover: - Proven speech therapy techniques and real-world examples to encourage language growth - Lists of words that tend to develop early on that may be missing from your child's vocabulary - A systematic approach for tracking progress to pinpoint which activities work best for your toddler - How to coordinate your developmental efforts with speech language professionals to compound the benefits - Straight answers to your most pressing questions and concerns, and much, much more! My Toddler's First Words is the must-have interactive workbook for parents and speech professionals alike. If you like encouragement from experts, structured guides, and actionable steps you can start today, then you'll love Kimberly Scanlon's approachable how-to companion book. Buy My Toddler's First Words to jumpstart your child's language development today!

It Takes Two To Talk

Author: Jan Pepper
Publisher: The Hanen Centre
ISBN: 0921145195
Size: 28.45 MB
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Shows parents how to help their child communicate and learn language during everyday activities.

Early Childhood Experiences In Language Arts Early Literacy

Author: Jeanne M. Machado
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305544773
Size: 35.86 MB
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EARLY CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES IN LANGUAGE ARTS: EARLY LITERACY, Eleventh Edition responds to national legislation, professional standards, and public concern about the development of young children's language and foundational literacy skills by providing current research-based instructional strategies in early language development. Activities throughout emphasize the relationship between listening, speaking, reading, writing (print), and viewing in language arts areas. This text addresses the cultural and ethnic diversity of children and provides techniques and tips for adapting curricula. Theory is followed by how-to suggestions and plentiful examples of classic books and stories, poems, finger plays, flannel board and alphabet experiences, puppetry, language games, drama, and phonemic and phonetic awareness activities. Students will also learn how, as teachers, they can best interact with children to promote appropriate language development, and how they can create a print-rich environment in the classroom. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Talk To Me Baby

Author: Betty Bardige
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781598579208
Size: 68.59 MB
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With Thirty Million Words and other early language initiatives making headlines, the message is clear: Talking to young children matters. But "how" you talk to children makes a big difference and this friendly, down-to-earth guidebook shows you how to engage with kids in ways that directly support their language skills and overall development. Developed by celebrated early education expert Betty Bardige, the second edition of this warm and wise book takes you on a fascinating tour through six stages in a child's language development starting with baby babbles and ending with kindergarten literacy skills. You'll get critical new research and updates in every chapter, plus an invaluable toolbox of downloadable resources that help you put the strategies into practice. A must-have for all early childhood professionals and parents, this book is your guide to playful, engaging talk that supercharges young minds and sets the stage for school success. DISCOVER HOW TO learn the language of pretend play and storytelling include children in conversations even when they're too young to talk respond effectively to the questions children ask and the stories they tell boost language skills with fun games and activities that build on children's natural curiosity select playful, age-appropriate books, songs, and poems to share and enjoy together engage children of diverse backgrounds and temperaments explore the language challenges children might encounter and how to help them help bilingual children develop skills in both languages create language-rich communities where children's literacy skills flourish WHAT'S NEW: Strategies based on up-to-date research; expanded focus on developing toddlers' language skills; and new emphasis on supporting children from low-income families. You'll also get a practical collection of downloadable resources: updated study guides for each chapter and handouts in English and Spanish. Includes downloadable, printable handouts in English and Spanish: The Power of Play Talk Baby Babbles First Words, First Stories Off Like a Rocket What Will They Think of Next? From Language to Literacy "