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Enhancing Communication Skills of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children in the Mainstream

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ISBN-10: 0769300995

ISBN-13: 9780769300993

Edition: 2006

Authors: Shawn Mahshie, James Mahshie, Susanne M. Scott, James Lee, Joseph P. Adamski

List price: $124.95
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With many children who are deaf or hard of hearing now integrated in mainstream classroom settings, speech-language pathologists and school-based clinicians are encountering this population in growing numbers. Enhancing Communication Skills of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children is designed to help clinicians who may have little or no experience with this population to understand its unique communication needs and develop clinical skills for working with them. This important new resource takes a holistic view of children who are deaf or hard of hearing and stresses the child as a communicator rather than focusing on the disorder itself. This book provides a useful framework for viewing and…    
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Book details

List price: $124.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/2/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface
About the Authors
Background
Factors Influencing the Acquisition and Refinement of Communication Skills
Communication Access: Overview and Issues
Issues in Assessment and Intervention
Assessment and Intervention
Prelanguage Communication: Assessment and Intervention
Early Language: Assessment and Intervention
Later Language: Assessment and Intervention
Adolescent Language: Assessment and Intervention
A Resource List of Books for Use in Joint Bookreading with Language-Disordered Preschoolers
Troubleshooting Technology
Communication Access Resources
Familiarity and Transparency Ratings for 100 Idioms
Familiarity Ratings for 107 Proverbs
Pronunciation Skills Inventory
Recommendations for Comprehensive Assessment
Index