It Takes Two to Talk: A Practical Guide for Parents of Children with Language Delays

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The Hanen Centre, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 171 pages
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"Written in simple language and filled with colourful illustrations, this beautiful guidebook shows parents how to help their child communicate and learn language during everyday activities like mealtime, bath time, playtime and book reading. An invaluable resource for parents whose children range from those at the very earliest stages of communication to those who have begun to talk in short sentences. Also valuable for SLP/Ts and other professionals who provide support and service to families of young children with language delays."--Publisher's website.

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Summary is a good way to read safely. They also read books as they go to hanen. Chapters: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Wow! The how and why communicates was already useful. They complete! My book is: It
Takes Two to Talk…Thanks!
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It's a good book and will give parents insight into their child's speech development. The only issue I have with this book is that is it too pricey, and needlessly so.
There are many other books
out there that are just as good and a quarter of the price. If you're looking for a book that will offer just as much help and is more reasonably priced, try The Cow Says Moo. Ten Tips to Teach Toddlers to Talk: An Early Intervention Guide by Vicky McErlean and Madelyn Bythell. It is a relatively new publication and very easy to read. The language used in the book is simple and non-technical, probably because it is NOT written by a speech therapist.  


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