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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 11, 2009

    "The Late Talker" is a great book that addresses speech developmental problems in children and clarifies the steps that parents must take to get their children the therapy they need.

    Very informative book, especially for parents who may not have an idea where to begin when their child has trouble with speech. Includes great information on navigating through the insurance red tape and the school system so that your child gets the best help he or she needs. Also includes exercises parents can do with their child to supplement the child's speech therapy. Overall a must-have book for parents and a great learning tool for professionals such as pediatricians, teachers, and child care workers.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2003

    The Late Talker is Wonderful!

    Thank you, thank you, thank you to the authors of 'The Late Talker'! This book is a very well written, easy to understand guide for parents who are concerned about their childs speech development. This book offers parents the background, guidance, and support needed to make informed decisions regarding a child's speech development. It addresses issues such as when and how to ask for help for their late talker and included is a complete and informative overview of normal speech development vs.symptoms of speech delay and possible speech disorder. The book also gives advice on how to deal with the frustrations of a speech disordered child as well as the parents' emotional ride through the whole process...something I can relate to as well as many many parents that are going through simular circumstances. Co-author, Lisa Geng, has expressed in this book many of the thoughts and feelings that parents of late talkers have had but have never been able to explain to anyone in words. As a mother of a late talker diagnosed with severe apraxia and President/Co-Founder of the VOICES Association, I recommend this book wholeheartedly, both as an interesting read and an invaluable resource for parents who are starting their journey towards evaluating, diagnosing and treating their child's [possible] speech disorder. Because of this book, parents will be equipt with the knoweledge to be effective advocates for their late talker. Tamara Hill President/Co-Founder VOICES Association, Inc.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2003

    What a wonderful book!

    Late Talker Book Review I highly recommend this book. It is a must have for any parent or persons who work with children, including child care providers, foster care/adoption agencies. It is an excellent resource and very easy to read, and informative. It also explains the differences and definitions of speech disorders, Individual Education Programs and insurance coverage codes. When you have children you never know what you will get. As a parent of two special needs children, this book also helps you overcome some hurdles that you might have come across. I wouldn't be surprised once more people know about it, that it goes on the best seller list! Thank you Lisa, Dr. Agin, and others for helping make this book a reality and a great resource for parents! Jeanne Buesser President, Apraxia Network of Bergen County

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2003

    Best Book I've Found on Late Talking!

    As the mother of two sons with apraxia, it is a blessing to find a comprehensive book on late talking. Not only is it an easy read, but it also deals with every aspect a parent faces when having a child with a speech delay. It takes you through the whole emotional process -- from diagnosis, to therapy, to schooling, to LCPs, to support and resources. If you are looking for one book to answer all your questions and help you advocate for your child, The Late Talker is it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2003

    The Late Talker Book A Guiding Light

    The Late Talker book is like a guiding light through a turbulent storm. Finally a book geared toward both parents and professionals written in a clear 'how to' way to help any child that needs help talking. The Late Talker is the first book that breaks down the needed medical, educational and speech information into language that anyone can understand--and intertwines it all with stories any parent can relate to. As a mother of two late talking children, diagnosed in later years with speech disorder, I now know how critical it is to seek appropriate services as early as possible, and the importance of knowing the difference between a speech delay and a speech disorder. How I searched for information when my boys were growing up speech and language impaired! Not just on therapy--but on where to go, which professionals to see and what to expect, what to look for in the school, how to deal with the teasing and the fears -only to find nothing out there in books to help me to help my children. What I would have given to have had this valuable information when both my sons were younger. I hope it makes the world brighter for children like mine -and 'brings them a voice.' For this reason, The Late Talker book brings tears to my eyes. Hats off to co-authors, Dr. Marilyn Agin, Malcolm Nicholl, and Lisa Geng for creating this book and for teaching how to be the voice for your child, until your child's voice is unlocked.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2003

    Wonderful Book

    This well written book is a must read for parents of latetalkers as well as professionals who work with children. It covers every aspect imaginable of latetalking, along with wonderful practical advice.

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