Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals / Edition 2

Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals / Edition 2

by Libby Kumin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1890627275

ISBN-13: 9781890627270

Pub. Date: 06/16/2003

Publisher: Woodbine House

In Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome, Libby Kumin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP shares her expertise -- gained through her work with hundreds of children with Down syndrome over the past 23 years -- with parents and speech-language pathologists to help them maximize the communication development of young children. This new book, an updated, expanded edition

Overview

In Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome, Libby Kumin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP shares her expertise -- gained through her work with hundreds of children with Down syndrome over the past 23 years -- with parents and speech-language pathologists to help them maximize the communication development of young children. This new book, an updated, expanded edition of Communication Skills in Children with Down Syndrome focuses on speech and language development from birth through the stage of making 3-word phrases, which is often around ages 5 or 6, but can occur later.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781890627270
Publisher:
Woodbine House
Publication date:
06/16/2003
Series:
Topics in Down Syndrome Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsix
Introductionxi
Chapter 1Language, Speech, and Communication1
Chapter 2Speech and Language Characteristics of Children with Down Syndrome9
Chapter 3Busy Baby--Busy Parents29
Chapter 4Before the First Word--Precursors to Language39
Chapter 5The One-Word Stage65
Chapter 6The Two- and Three-Word Stages81
Chapter 7The Nuts and Bolts of Language Comprehension93
Chapter 8Speech and Intelligibility Problems113
Chapter 9Articulation and Phonology: Learning the Sounds of the Language141
Chapter 10Pragmatics: Communication in Action171
Chapter 11Communicating without Speech191
Chapter 12Understanding Speech and Language Evaluation211
Chapter 13Understanding Speech and Language Treatment247
Chapter 14Reading, Literacy, and Language277
Chapter 15School and Community Issues293
Chapter 16Concluding Thoughts309
Appendices
Comprehensive Communication Evaluation Guidelines for Children with Down Syndrome314
Speech & Language Referral Guidelines for Pediatricians316
Comprehensive Speech & Language Treatment: Guidelines for Children with Down Syndrome from Birth to Six Years321
Early Intervention Speech & Language Treatment Planning Form322
Speech & Language Treatment Planning Form: First Word to Age 6323
Speech Intelligibility Evaluation Summary Form for Children with Down Syndrome324
Speech Intelligibility Treatment Program Plan for Children with Down Syndrome326
Resource Guide327
References and Suggested Reading341
Children's Books for Language Stimulation353
Index359

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