Enhancing Everyday Communication for Children with Disabilities
Enhancing Everyday Communication for Children with Disabilities by Jeff Sigafoos
Book DescriptionPractical and concise, this introductory guide is filled with real-world tips and strategies for anyone working to improve the communication of children with moderate, severe, and multiple disabilities. Emphasizing the link between behavior and communication, three respected researchers transform up-to-date research and proven best practices into instructional procedures and interventions ready for use at home or in school. Special educators, speech-language pathologists, behavior therapists, and parents will learn about early and pre-linguistic communication, communication signals, the relationship between challenging behaviors and communication, and communication and learned helplessness. Illustrative case studies and useful forms are also included in the volume.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781557667168
(229mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Brookes Publishing Co
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
Publish Date: 15-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jeff Sigafoos
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Many national professional organizations of speech-language pathologists have adopted evidence-based practice (EBP) as the preferred approach to clinical practice. This title focuses on the teaching of EBP at the pre-professional level.
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Challenging Behaviour and Developmental Disability brings together a range of evidence from different fields forming a coherent theory of challenging behaviour.
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Author Biography - Jeff Sigafoos
Jeff Sigafoos is Professor of Education and Director of Transforming Learning Communities Research Centre at University of Tasmania, Australia. Michael Arthur-Kelly is Senior Lecturer of Special Education at University of New Castle, Australia. Nancy Butterfield is Special Educator and Teacher Educator in Australia.
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