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Improving the communication of people with Down syndrome

Author: Jon F Miller; Mark Gene Leddy; Lewis A Leavitt
Publisher: Baltimore, MD : Paul H. Brookes Pub., ©1999.
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Using state-of-the-art methods of investigation, the authors provide a framework of developmental communication milestones and describe a systematic approach for predicting speech and language growth  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon F Miller; Mark Gene Leddy; Lewis A Leavitt
ISBN: 1557663505 9781557663504
OCLC Number: 38936667
Description: xiii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the communication challenges that people with Down Syndrome face / Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy, Lewis A. Leavitt --
I. Communication characteristics of people with Down Syndrome and their families. Profiles of language development in children with Down Syndrome / Jon F. Miller --
Language development in children and adolescents with Down Syndrome / Robin S. Chapman --
The biological bases of speech in people with Down Syndrome / Mark Leddy --
Verbal fluency, speech intelligibility, and communicative effectiveness / Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy --
Individual differences in mothers' communication with their young children with Down Syndrome / Mary A. Roach, Marguerite Stevenson Barratt, Lewis A. Leavitt. II. Assessment and intervention. Evaluating communication to improve speech and language skills / Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy, Lewis A. Leavitt --
Communication interventions: improving the speech intelligibility of children with Down Syndrome / Peggy Rosin, Edie Swift --
Assistive technology: strategies and tools for enhancing the communication skills of children with Down Syndrome / Jamie E. Murray-Branch, Julie E. Gamradt --
Enhancing the speech and language skills of adults with Down Syndrome / Mark Leddy, Gary Gill. III. Thinking about the future. Families of adults with Down Syndrome / marsha Mailick Seltzer, Marty Wyngaarden Krauss --
A view toward the future: improving the communication of people with Down Syndrome / Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy, Lewis A. Leavitt --
Appendixes: A. Resource list --
B. World Wide Web sites on Down Syndrome and related topics / Helen Hartman --
C. Medical care of children with Down Syndrome.
Responsibility: edited by Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy, and Lewis A. Leavitt.

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