Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems What Every Parent Should Know

ISBN-10: 0471387533
ISBN-13: 9780471387534
Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)
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Description: An essential, up-to-date guide for parents of children who may have trouble speaking or listening Over one million children every year receive speech-language therapy services through the public schools. If your child has a speech or language and  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

An essential, up-to-date guide for parents of children who may have trouble speaking or listening Over one million children every year receive speech-language therapy services through the public schools. If your child has a speech or language and listening problem, you may be at a loss about how to help.This knowledgeable and sensitively written book, now updated and revised for its Second Edition, answers the questions many parents ask themselves as they try to make sense of their developing child's problems with speech and language. It shows parents how to know when and if help is needed, where to find the right specialist, what their child's rights in the public schools are, and how the problem may affect a child academically, socially, and at home. The new edition features many changes in philosophy, treatment approach, labeling, educational laws, and programs. Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi, MA, CCC-SLP (San Francisco, CA), holds a master's degree in speech-language pathology and is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She has been a speech-language pathologist for more than twenty years.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
What You Should Know and How to Get Help
Speech, Language, and Listening: How They Develop
What Is Speech?
What Is Language?
What Is Listening?
How Do Children Learn to Communicate?
Speech, Language, and Listening Milestones
Does Your Child Need Help? The Warning Signs
When to Get Help
Warning Signs to Look For
Having Your Child Evaluated
Who to See
Where to Go
The Evaluation
Special Considerations: Testing Infants and Preschoolers
After the Evaluation: Understanding Report Jargon and the IEP
The Numbers Used to Measure Performance
What Happens after the Evaluation?
Options for Speech and Language Therapy
Speech, Language, and Listening Problems
Understanding Speech Problems
Stuttering
Common Pronunciation Problems
Common Voice Problems
Understanding Language Problems
Infants, Toddlers, and preschoolers with Delayed Speech or Language
When Learning New Words Comes Slowly: Vocabulary Problems
The "Him Not Talkin' Right" Child: Morophological and Syntax Problems
The "Whatchamacallit, um, Thing Over There" Child: A Word Retrieval Problem
The "I Don't Know How to Explain It" Child: Sequencing, Referential, and Divergent Language Problems
Understanding Listening Problems
The "What? Did You Say Something?" Child: A Central Auditory Processing Problem
The "I Forgot What You Said" Child: An Auditory Memory Problem
The "I Don't Understand What I'm Supposed to Do" Child: A Language Processing Problem
Causes and Conditions
Common Causes of Speech, Language, and Listening Problems
Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Hearing Impairment, and Other Special Conditions
Resources
Suggested Reading
Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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