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Books for Encouraging Your Child’s Speech

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Childhood Speech, Language & Listening Problems, 2nd Edition
by Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi
From Does your child have trouble speaking or listening?
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 yearshas now revised and updated her highly effective guide to help you determine whats best for your child.

Beyond Baby Talk: From Sounds to Sentences, A Parent’s Complete Guide to Language Development
by Kenn Apel, Julie J. Masterson Phd.
From The first five years of a child’s life are the most critical for speech and language development, and, as a parent, you are your child’s primary language role model. So what are the best ways to help your child develop the all-important skill of communication? Fun, easy, and engaging, this book shows you how!

The New Language of Toys: Teaching Communication Skills to Children With Special Needs: A Guide for Parents and Teachers
by Joan E. Heller Miller and Sue Schwartz

From The New Language Of Toys is a how-to guide for parents, teachers, and care-givers about using everyday toys (both store-bought and home-made) to develop communication skills in children with disabilities and making playtime a fun, exciting and educational experience.

Learn to Sign the Fun Way: Let Your Fingers Do the Talking with Games, Puzzles, and Activities in American Sign Language
by Penny Warner, Jamie Miller
From Learn to Sign the Fun Way goes beyond the manual alphabet and teaches the beautiful language of signthe United States’ fourth most pervasive languagein a simple, interactive format.

Learning to Talk, Talking to Learn
(Parenting Series)
by Linda Clarke, Catherine Ireland