ERIC Number: ED119398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Getting a Headstart on Speech and Language Problems, a Guide for Preschool Teachers.
Presented for preschool teachers are guidelines for meeting the needs of speech and language delayed children. Information is provided on the following topics: language development theory, the difference between speech and language, normal speech and language development (including a chart of language milestones from birth to 6 years), disorders of language (including a list of observable language behaviors and possible causes), when to refer to a speech pathologist, important things to remember about speech and language stimulation, and general rules of language stimulation. Described are six unstructured language lessons (such as scrapbooks), seven types of structured language lessons (such as for vocabulary building), and several speech lessons. Also included are information on stuttering and bilingual families, a sample of three days of language activities, and a list of 30 children's books to use in language stimulation. (LS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ. Medical Center, Omaha. Meyer Children's Rehabilitation Inst.