Here's How to do Early Intervention for Speech and Language: Empowering Parents

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Here's How to Do Early Intervention for Speech and Language: Empowering Parents is an essential guide to early intervention for treatment of autism and related disorders. In clear, direct language, it helps early interventionists jump-start the communication process, strengthen parent confidence, and promote healthier parent-child relationships. It provides key strategies for collaborating with parents in stress, as well as how to foster effective relationships with allied professionals. With its far-reaching scope, this book provides foundational activities useful to non-SLPs working with caregivers, including infant education and mental health programs, applied behavioral analysis (ABA) agencies, and students working toward earning their BCBA licenses.

This how-to resource provides specific techniques and guidelines designed to:

* Help therapists provide specific guidelines for parents new to early intervention
* Explore how parent-child interaction is impacted by a delay or disorder in communication skills
* Review the grieving process and how it relates to parents of children with developmental delays and disorders, including autism
* Review and blend developmental and behavioral theories as applicable to early intervention
* Discuss the application of evidenced based practices into everyday treatment
* Develop parental sense of competency by building effective interaction
* Provide specific strategies for parents and therapists to develop functional communication through direct and indirect playgesturesmodified signs, and sound imitation
* Review effective data tracking and methods of recording progress
* Help therapists work with families as they transition out of the early intervention system

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Karyn Lewis Searcy, MA, CCC has maintained a clinical focus on parent-child relationships and communication disorders for more than 35 years. The clinical director and founder of the Crimson Center for Speech & Language in San Diego, she was instrumental in developing the non-profit Crimson Treatment & Research Center, which fosters community outreach through clinical collaboration in an effort to provide programs for families struggling to obtain funding. A past board member of the San Diego Chapter of the Autism Society of America, she was also the 2010 recipient of their Health Hero Award. A national speaker on collaboration and parent-child interaction as they relate to communication disorders, Karyn has co-authored journal articles and book chapters about those processes and served as co-investigator on an NIMH grant for the SoCalifornia BRIDGE Collaborative from 2009-2011. She currently serves as a board member for the California Infant Development Association (IDA) and is a professional advisory board member for Down Syndrome Action in San Diego. 

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Publisher
Plural Publishing
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Published on
Oct 11, 2011
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Pages
288
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ISBN
9781597567053
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English
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Medical / Audiology & Speech Pathology
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