Promoting Social Communication: Children with Developmental Disabilities from Birth to Adolescence / Edition 1

Promoting Social Communication: Children with Developmental Disabilities from Birth to Adolescence / Edition 1

by Howard, Ed. Goldstein Ed.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557665214

ISBN-13: 9781557665218

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company

Social and communication skills are reciprocal; improving one triggers the development of the other. In this new text, you'll explore the complex connection between social and communication skills and learn to apply the latest research on planning social-communication interventions for children with developmental disabilities. Expert contributors investigate the

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Social and communication skills are reciprocal; improving one triggers the development of the other. In this new text, you'll explore the complex connection between social and communication skills and learn to apply the latest research on planning social-communication interventions for children with developmental disabilities. Expert contributors investigate the research on social and communication development and the empirical support for a range of innovative approaches to assessment and intervention across four age groups - from birth to adolescence. Companion chapters bring to life these creative research-based strategies with practical case studies. Assessment and intervention techniques you'll uncover include "notice and nurture" scaffolding approaches for infants and toddlers steps to promoting child-child social interactions for preschoolers naturalistic teaching approaches and peer network strategies for school-age children tactics for improving the quality of social relationships for adolescents The case studies address children with: autism cerebral palsy communication delays challenging behavior mental retardation hearing impairment and more

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557665218
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Editorial Advisory Board
Contributors
Volume Preface
Acknowledgments
1Bases and Models of Developing Social Skills1
1Social Interaction and Models of Friendship Development5
2Linguistic Influences on Social Interaction27
3Assessment of Social-Communicative Competence: An Interdisciplinary Model55
IIPromoting Social Communication from Infancy Through the School Years117
4Promoting Social-Communicative Development in Infants and Toddlers121
5Infants and Toddlers: Putting Research into Practice151
6Promoting Peer-Related Social-Communicative Competence in Preschool Children173
7Preschool Children: Putting Research into Practice211
8Social-Communicative Strategies for School-Age Children239
9School-Age Children: Putting Research into Practice279
10Promoting Social-Communicative Interactions in Adolescents307
11Adolescents: Putting Research into Practice331
12Relatinships Between Social-Communicative Skills and Life Achievements345
Author Index371
Subject Index387

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