My Toddler Talks

Strategies and Activities to Promote Your Child's Language Development

My Toddler Talks

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

My Toddler's First Words

A Step-By-Step Guide to Jump-Start, Track, and Expand Your Toddler's Language

My Toddler's First Words

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!

Talking with Your Toddler

75 Fun Activities and Interactive Games that Teach Your Child to Talk

Talking with Your Toddler

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.

Time to Talk

Implementing Outstanding Practice in Speech, Language and Communication

Time to Talk

Time to Talk provides a powerful and accessible resource for practitioners to help develop their own skills, as well as supporting a whole-school or setting approach to speaking and listening. Written by the government’s former Communication Champion for children, it showcases and celebrates effective approaches in schools and settings across the country. Jean Gross helpfully summarises research on what helps children and young people develop good language and communication skills, and highlights the importance of key factors: a place to talk, a reason to talk and support for talk. This practical and engaging book also provides: whole-class approaches to developing all children and young people’s speaking and listening skills; ‘catch-up’ strategies for those with limited language ways in which settings and schools can develop an effective partnership with specialists, such as speech and language therapists, to help children with more severe needs; examples of good practice in supporting parents/carers to develop their children’s language skills; answers to practitioners’ most frequently asked questions about speech and language. This book is for all school leaders, teachers and Early Years practitioners concerned about the growing number of children and young people with limited language and communication skills.

Talk, Play, and Read with Me Mommy

Interactive Activities to Enhance Your Child's Language Development from Birth to Age Five

Talk, Play, and Read with Me Mommy

Did you know that you can begin to talk and interact with your child as early as birth? If you did, then youre on the right track to getting your child ready for the infant, toddler, and preschool years. If you didnt, Talk, Play, and Read with Me Mommy will provide you and your child with many stimulating activities and games that are developmentally appropriate and designed to help enhance your childs speech and language skills. There are interactive activities for infants (e.g., Rattle Time, Lots of Sounds, Peek-a-Boo), toddlers (e.g., Surprise Bag, Flashlight Fun, Bear Talk), and preschoolers (e.g., Listen Up, Hunting for Colors, Silly Stories). These games can be played when you and your child have a few extra minutes during daily routines, playtime, or story time. You can also use this book when you are on the move, so make sure you carry it wherever you go.

It Takes Two to Talk

A Practical Guide for Parents of Children with Language Delays

It Takes Two to Talk

Shows parents how to help their child communicate and learn language during everyday activities.

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism

Using Everyday Activities to Help Kids Connect, Communicate, and Learn

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism

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).

Understanding Child Development

Understanding Child Development

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

Principles and Practice

Nursing Care of Children - E-Book

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.