Supporting Young Children with Communication Problems

Supporting Young Children with Communication Problems

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Now in its fourth edition, formerly published as How to Manage Communication Problems in Young Children, this invaluable guide to understanding and helping children whose speech and/or language is delayed or impaired has been completely revised and updated, and provides readers with: Practical advice on how to recognise communication problems Strategies for supporting children with speech, language and communication needs Best practice guide for parents and professionals working in partnership Contributions from a wide-range of specialist speech and language therapists Reflecting new developments and current practice, this book is of interest to parents, early yearsa€™ practitioners, students in education and speech and language therapy, and anyone interested in pursuing a career with young children in the foundation years. Written in an accessible style, it assumes no prior knowledge and includes a range of practical suggestions for dealing with children with all kinds of communication difficulties.We can also encourage children to take on particular roles, as in LEGO therapy ( LeGoff et al. ... With appropriate support from adults children can practise many language skills in this sort of game, such as describing, explaining, checking they have understood what someone else has said, and checking that someone has understood their instructions. ... The language skills required to negotiate who will be Batman, or who gets to be a dog, are sophisticated and might need to beanbsp;...

Title:Supporting Young Children with Communication Problems
Author:Myra Kersner, Jannet A. Wright
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-04-24


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