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Early Intervention for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Early Intervention for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Marilyn Sass-LehrerMarilyn Sass-Lehrer


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A "must-have" for every professional studying or working with the families of deaf and hard-of-hearing infants and toddlers, Dr. Marilyn Sass-Lehrer provides readers with the evidence-based knowledge needed to implement interdisciplinary and collaborative early interventional programming for professionals and students.

Featuring a collaborative team of expert contributors across a variety of backgrounds and disciplines - including educators, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and health care providers - Early Intervention for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families presents students and specialists with the fundamental knowledge they need to effectively design and deliver care to this population.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199957743
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/20/2015
Series: Professional Perspectives On Deafness: Evidence and Applications
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Marilyn Sass-Lehrer is Professor of Education at Gallaudet University and Co-Director of its Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program. She has published and presented internationally on topics related to early intervention. She is co-author of Parents and Their Deaf Children: The Early Years (2003) and co-editor of The Young Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Child: A Family-Centered Approach to Early Education (2003).

Table of Contents

Manfred Hintermair

Marilyn Sass-Lehrer

List of Contributors

Part I. Early Intervention Foundations

1. What Every Early Intervention Professional Should Know
Marilyn Sass-Lehrer, Mary Pat Moeller, and Arlene Stredler-Brown

2. Developing and Sustaining Exemplary Practice Through Professional Learning
Mary Ellen Nevins and Marilyn Sass-Lehrer

3. Families: Partnerships in Practice
Marilyn Sass-Lehrer, Ann Porter, and Cheryl L. Wu

4. Legislation, Policies and Role of Research in Shaping Early Intervention
Barbara Raimondo and Christine Yoshinaga-Itano

5. Collaboration with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities
Paula Pittman, Beth S. Benedict, Stephanie Olson, and Marilyn Sass-Lehrer

Part II. Early Intervention Practices

6. Getting Started: Hearing Screening, Evaluation and Next Steps
Rachel St. John, Linda R. Lytle, Debra B. Nussbaum, and Angela Shoup

7. Developmental Assessment
Amy Szarkowski and Nicole Hutchinson

8. Collaboration for Communication, Language and Cognitive Development
Maribel G rate and Susan Lenihan

9. Individualized Family Service Plans and Programming
Rosemary J. Gallegos, Kristi Halus, and Jodee Crace

10. Early Intervention in Challenging National Contexts
Claudine St rbeck and Alys Young

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