Beyond Baby Talk: From Sounds to Sentences--A Parent's Complete Guide to Language Development

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Crown Publishing Group, Nov 18, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 256 pages
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From "Goo" to Gab Guiding Your Child to Effective Communication
The first five years of a child's life are the most critical for speech and language development, and, as a parent, you are your child's primary language role model. So what are the best ways to help your child develop the all-important skill of communication? Fun, easy, and engaging, this book shows you how! Inside, you'll discover all of the essential steps and checkpoints from birth through age five, tips to help your child progress on schedule, and easy methods to:
Evaluate and monitor your child's language development
Understand and deal with environmental impacts such as television and cultural styles
Recognize the signs of language development problems
And much, much more!


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Review: Beyond Baby Talk: From Sounds to Sentences--A Parent's Complete Guide to Language Development

User Review  - Lindsay - Goodreads

This is a great book for parents who want to know just a little bit more about language development. Very reader friendly, down to earth, with doable suggestions when they are given. I would love an updated version! Read full review

Review: Beyond Baby Talk: From Sounds to Sentences--A Parent's Complete Guide to Language Development

User Review  - Christine Turner - Goodreads

American Speech - Language - Hearing Association Note: Easy read and great resource for parents! Read full review

About the author (2009)

Kenn Apel, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a professor of communication disorders and sciences at Witchita State University and a widely known educator and specialist in childhood language.

Julie J. Masterson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a nationally known educator and specialist in child language development. She is a professor of communication sciences and disorders at Southwest Missouri State University.


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