Higher Education

Communication Intervention: Birth to Three, 2nd Edition

  • Louis M. Rossetti, Ph.D. University Of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
  • ISBN-10: 0769300936  |  ISBN-13: 9780769300931
  • 288 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 1996
  • © 2001 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $114.75



The only textbook addressing communication based intervention for children under the age of three years, this work identifies children at-risk for developmental delay, details effective assessment and intervention, and provides insight on the unique needs of families. This work offers effective strategies for early intervention professionals in the fields of speech-language pathology, occupational and physical therapy, early childhood education, social work, psychology, and parent education. With extensive information on meonatal intensive care nursery factors, this completely updated edition features a wide range of transdisciplinary intervention approaches, backed up by solid efficacy data.

Table of Contents

Populations At Risk for Communication Delay. Enhancing Caregiver-Infant Attachment, Interaction, and Communicative Development. Assessment of Socio-Communicative Skills in Infants and Toddlers. General Considerations for Communication-Based Intervention. Keep the Conversation Going. Is Early Intervention Effective? Index.

What's New

  • Additional intervention strategies.
  • Updated epidemiology section.
  • Current efficacy data.
  • Team assessment protocols.
  • Expanded family information.
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery section.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Louis M. Rossetti, Ph.D.

Communicative Disorders Program, University Of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; Editor of Infant Toddler Intervention Journal