ERIC Number: ED198654
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Pediatric Language Laboratory--A Day Care Center Program During 1977-78.
Dodson, Susan; And Others
The document describes the Pediatric Language Laboratory, a day care center which provides day care and therapeutic services to 20 mild to moderate communicatively delayed children, 1 to 4 years old. Initial sections address program philosophy; program components (diagnostics, remedial services, typical services, parent education, and community service); the daily schedule; bidialectal and bicultural programing; and student speech-language clinicians. The language component is outlined in terms of teaching language throughout the day, treating language comprehension and language expression, sample objectives and lesson plans, and speech inprovement. A set of goals and lesson plans for cognition follows. Additional sections address play, music, field trips, art, nutritional health, and architectural design and the learning environment, behavior management, and family intervention. Appended are parent materials from the family counseling/education component, sample home activities, the ALL-TRAC (Aiding Language and Learning through Rhythm and Content) lesson plan, an outline on interactive language development teaching, a case study on counseling with parents of a disfluent or stuttering child, the Bangs Vocabulary Test, and a list of publications. (SBH)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Classroom Design, Cognitive Development, Communication Disorders, Day Care Centers, Delayed Speech, Language Skills, Lesson Plans, Nutrition, Parent Education, Preschool Education, Program Development, Remedial Programs, Speech Skills
University of Tennessee, Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Pediatric Language Programs, Knoxville, TN 37916 ($4.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee Univ., Knoxville. Dept. of Audiology and Speech Pathology.
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee