Teaching Communication Skills to Students with Severe Disabilities / Edition 2

Teaching Communication Skills to Students with Severe Disabilities / Edition 2

by June E., PhD, E Downing PhD, Ed.
     
 


This expanded edition gives readers practical strategies they can use to realize the benefits of effective communication: less frustration, more control over their lives, and stronger bonds with friends and family.See more details below

Overview


This expanded edition gives readers practical strategies they can use to realize the benefits of effective communication: less frustration, more control over their lives, and stronger bonds with friends and family.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557667557
Publisher:
Brookes Publishing
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
612,858
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


About the Author
Foreword
Mary A. Falvey

Preface
Acknowledgements

  1. The Importance of Teaching Communication Skills
  2. Assessing Communication Skills
  3. Analyzing the Communicative Environment
  4. Augmentative and Alternative Communication Techniques
    Pat Mirenda
  5. Teaching Communication Skills: First Steps
  6. Teaching a Wide Range of Communication Skills
  7. The Role of Communicative Partners
    Eileen M. Merges, V. Mark Durand, and Lise M. Youngblade
  8. Integrating Team Expertise to Support Communication
  9. Commonly Asked Questions: Challenges to Effective Communication Intervention
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Resource List
Index

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