Speech and Language Difficulties in the Classroom, Second Edition / Edition 2

Speech and Language Difficulties in the Classroom, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Deirdre Martin, Carol Miller
     
 

Now fully updated and revised in the light of recent developments in practice, this book discusses children's language development and language difficulties in the context of the classroom. The book will help the practitioner to understand the range of language difficulties experienced by children and will assist them in planning appropriate activities with pupils,

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Overview

Now fully updated and revised in the light of recent developments in practice, this book discusses children's language development and language difficulties in the context of the classroom. The book will help the practitioner to understand the range of language difficulties experienced by children and will assist them in planning appropriate activities with pupils, their parents and other education professionals.

In particular, this second edition offers further guidance for teachers on observing children's communication skills in school; fully revised and updated chapters, in the light of recent research; advice for schools on the implications of the increased emphasis on language and communication needs in the revised SEN Code of Practice 2001; and discussion about the increasingly recognized links between communication difficulties and EBD.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853468452
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/14/2003
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to first edition
Preface to second edition
1Ways of thinking about language1
2Speech and language difficulties: an overview18
3Speech difficulties35
4Difficulties in reading, writing and spelling51
5Difficulties formulating sentences67
6Difficulties with meaning in language86
7Difficulties using language104
8Comprehension difficulties121
9Working in a team138
10Reflecting on practice156
References172
Author index180
Subject index182

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