Promoting Learning Through Active Interaction Guide: A Guide to Early Communication with Young Children Who Have Multiple Disablities

Promoting Learning Through Active Interaction Guide: A Guide to Early Communication with Young Children Who Have Multiple Disablities

by M. Diane Klein
     
 

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Put this culturally sensitive, field-tested intervention guide to work as you show caregivers how to become aware of their child's early communicative behavior. Specifically designed for use with infants, preschoolers and young children with multiple disabilities who haven't yet developed a functional communication system, PLAI teaches caregivers how to recognize

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Put this culturally sensitive, field-tested intervention guide to work as you show caregivers how to become aware of their child's early communicative behavior. Specifically designed for use with infants, preschoolers and young children with multiple disabilities who haven't yet developed a functional communication system, PLAI teaches caregivers how to recognize communication cues learn what their child likes or dislikes establish routines use turn-taking games to initiate interaction Reproducible interview handouts let you record the child's initial communication abilities. You'll also get photocopiable recording sheets to monitor progress - available in both English and Spanish. And to better demonstrate key strategies to caregivers, the accompanying video depicts interactions between children with different disabilities and their families in natural settings.

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This culturally sensitive intervention guide is intended to make caregivers aware of the child's early communicative behavior. Specifically designed for use with infants and young children with multiple disabilities who haven't yet developed a functional communication system, the book offers guidance on identifying the child's likes and dislikes, establishing predictable routines, and using games to teach children to initiate interaction. Reproducible handouts record the child's initial communication abilities, and photo-copiable recording sheets help monitor her progress. (Both are available in English and Spanish.) Klein teaches special education at California State University-Los Angeles. Chen and Haney teach special education at California State University-Northridge. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781557664648
Publisher:
Brookes Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
87
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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