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Bridge to a Silent World
A family is healed when a nurse teaches sign language to the parents of
a deaf little girl. Margaret Hevel
Playing Store to Learn
A simple imaginitive activity to teach alphabet letters and the sounds
they make. Gary Kosman and Grace Chiu
Speech and Language : Causes, Milestones
Most children have speech that is easily understood by an unfamiliar listener
by school age, however, some children take longer to develop their speech.
Kimberly A. Powell, Ph.D.
Guidelines for Your Child's First Words
Children learn words and use them in communication best when those words
do the following things. James D. MacDonald
Having Conversations with Children Learning
One of the most important things in helping children learn to talk is
to have frequent, friendly conversations with them. James D. MacDonald
The Surprising Power of Waiting
In our work with parents, teachers and therapists, we find waiting to
be one of the most powerful ways to help a child communicate. James
Speech and Language Milestones for
Babies and Children
Why milestones are important, includes a guide to milestones on the web.
Coaching Conversaton Skills
Children can be coached to develop the properconversation skills if parents
have the tools at their disposal. Dr. Steven Richfield
Young Children's Oral Language Development
An overview of the process and mechanics of language development,
along with implications for practice. Celia Genishi
Finding the Right Words
Answering the questions, "When will your son talk?" Diane
Our Experience with Speech Therapy
A two year old benefits from speech therapy and early intervention.
Common Speech Problems for Younger Children
Laura Dyer, author of Look Who's Talking, provides advice to parents on
finding assistance for children's speech.
Why Do Children Have Difficulty Learning to
A few of the common problems we have seen. James D. MacDonald
Communication in Autism
Overview of language development and impairment of autistic children.
Speech and Language: Developmental Milestones
Development and milestones of articulation and language from birth to
five years old.
Children with Communication Disorders
What are communication disorders?
Conversation Guide for Older Children &
Here are a few things I've learned to make conversations improve my life.
James D. MacDonald
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Education Helper with Four Paws and Curls
A remarkable therapy dog encourages communication and self-esteem in a
special education classroom. Donna Vaquer
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