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Childhood Speech, Language and Listening Problems By Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi

Childhood Speech, Language and Listening Problems by Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi

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For parents of children who may have trouble speaking or listening, this revised guide explains what they can do to help their child.

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Childhood Speech, Language and Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know by Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi

Does your child have trouble speaking or listening? This fully revised and updated edition of the essential guide explains what you can do to help Have you noticed that your child has difficulty getting the right words out, following directions, or being understood? If so, speech-language pathologist Patricia Hamaguchi -who has been helping children overcome problems like these for more than twenty years-has now revised and updated her highly effective guide to help you determine what's best for your child. Find out all you need to know about: * Autism/PDD, central auditory processing disorders, dyspraxia, bilingual language development, adoption issues, thumb-sucking, and more * How to recognize the most common speech, language, and listening problems * When to get help for your child and when to wait * Where to find the right specialist and what to ask * How to read and understand the jargon-filled evaluation report * The very latest changes in philosophy, treatment approach, labeling, laws, programs, and resources * How the problem may affect your child academically, socially, and at home * Tips for helping your child at home "Provides valuable information for parents of children with speech, language, and listening problems."----Sandra C. Holley, Ph.D., Former President, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

About Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi

PATRICIA McALEER HAMAGUCHI, M.A., C.C.C./S.L.P., 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. She has a private practice in Cupertino, California, and resides nearby with her husband and two children.

Table of Contents

What you should know and how to get help; speech, language, and listening - how they develop; does your child need help? - the warning signs; having your child evaluated; after the evaluation - understanding report jargon and the IEP; speech, language, and listening problems; understanding speech problems; understanding language problems; understanding listening problems; causes and conditions. Appendices: resources; suggested reading.

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Childhood Speech, Language and Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know by Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi
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John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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