ERIC Number: EJ604973
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
A Natural History of Early Language Experience.
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v20 n1 p28-32 Spr 2000
This article describes how years of focusing on the talk of 4-year- olds in early intervention led to years of observing 1- through 3-year- olds learning to talk during their everyday interactions with their parents. Analysis reveals that the amount of children's language experiences as partners in conversation is crucial to development. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Early Childhood Special Education in a New Century: Voices from the Past, Visions for Our Future.