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.
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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.