Teach Me How to Say It Right by Dorothy P. Dougherty; Heather Whitestone (Foreword by)A speech-language pathologist with over 25 years experience, provides the parents of children who are unable to articulate their words correctly with the information they need to reduce child and parent anxiety, improve their child's self-esteem, recognize problems with language skills, learn how speech sounds develop, what to expect in therapy, what may cause articulation problems, and over 50 games to help children play with sounds.
Publication Date: 2005-06-01
The Late Talker by Marilyn C. Agin; Lisa F. Geng; Malcolm NichollEvery parent eagerly awaits the day his or her child will speak for the first time. For millions of mothers and fathers, however, anticipation turns to anxiety when those initial, all-important words are a long time coming. Many worried parents are reassured that their child is "just a late talker," but unfortunately, all too often that is not the case. Nineteen million children in the United States have serious speech disorders, such as apraxia of speech. For these toddlers, early and intensive speech therapy is crucial if they are to stand a chance of ever speaking normally. This book was written to help the worried parent cut through the confusion and stress to determine if their child needs help. The Late Talker is the first book of its kind, providing effective, practical answers to the questions every concerned parent asks. Written by Marilyn C. Agin, a highly respected developmental pediatrician, and Lisa F. Geng, a mother of two late talkers, it is a tremendously useful handbook that includes: - Ways to identify the warning signs of a speech disorder - Information on how to get the right kind of evaluations and therapy - Ways to obtain appropriate services through the school system and health insurance - Fun at-home activities that parents can do with their child to stimulate speech - Groundbreaking evidence of the promising and dramatic benefits of nutritional supplementation - Advice from experienced parents who've been there on what to expect and what you can do to be your child's best advocate
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Talk with Me! by Ralph Voltz (Artist)A fun educational book designed to promote language development, and imitation of gestures, sounds, words, and phrases.
Publication Date: 2016-04-02
How Katie Got a Voice by M. A. Mervine"How Katie Got a Voice (and a Cool New Nickname" is a story that celebrates that which makes us all unique, but also highlights how sometimes a little help is needed to show us how much we are alike. The story is told by a fourth grade classmate of Katie, the new girl in school. Everyone in the school, even the principal and custodian, have nicknames related to their individual interests and personalities. When Katie comes into the class, the students are eager to involve her in their activities and to learn what is special about her. This proves to be quite a challenge. Katie has significant physical disabilities which make her dependent on a Personal Care Assistant for everything, even communicating. How can Katie fit in with her classmates when she can't even talk? When Katie is introduced to assistive technology, she is finally able to communicate with her new friends. As a result, the students are delighted to see her as a person with many interests and abilities, just like them. Katie knows she is a valued member of the school when she is given her own special nickname.
Publication Date: 2012-06-01
Stuttering Stan Takes a Stand by Artie KnappTeased and bullied about his stuttering, Stanley the squirrel refuses to let on that his feelings are being hurt, until one day he learns an important lesson from a new friend. Ages 6-10/ Easy reader with spot illustrations