The Hanen Centre's classic guidebook is a must-have for parents, speech-language pathologists and others who work with or care for young children with language delays.
It Takes Two to Talk is written in simple language and is full of beautiful, color illustrations. It shows parents how to help their child communicate and learn language during everyday activities like mealtime, bath time, playtime and book reading. This book is invaluable for parents of children ranging from those who are still at the very earliest stages of communication to those who have begun to talk in short sentences.
This edition of It Takes Two to Talk is supported by the most current research. It includes easy-to-use checklists, practical guidelines for choosing communication goals, and a new section on building the foundations for literacy. This book shows parents how to have fun with their children, while turning every interaction into an opportunity for language learning.
"Parents and professionals will find the new It Takes Two to Talk to be a unique and invaluable resource to promote the communicative development of children with language delays. Rarely do we see a guide that provides information so thoroughly grounded in current research yet so well organized and accessible. Supported by creative illustrations, readers easily find their way from principles to applications in everyday family activities. The Hanen Centre's deep knowledge of the field and of families is apparent in every chapter."--Michael J. Guralnick, PhD, Director, Center on Human Development and Disability, Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics University of Washington
170 pages. 2004
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