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Title Improving the communication of people with Down syndrome / edited by Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy, and Lewis A. Leavitt
Published Baltimore, MD : Paul H. Brookes Pub., [1999]


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 MELB  616.858842 Mil/Itc  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: The Communication Challenges that People with Down Syndrome Face / Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy and Lewis A. Leavitt -- I. Communication Characteristics of People with Down Syndrome and Their Families. 2. Profiles of Language Development in Children with Down Syndrome / Jon F. Miller. 3. Language Development in Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome / Robin S. Chapman. 4. The Biological Bases of Speech in People with Down Syndrome / Mark Leddy. 5. Verbal Fluency, Speech Intelligibility, and Communicative Effectiveness / Jon F. Miller and Mark Leddy. 6. Individual Differences in Mothers' Communication with Their Young Children with Down Syndrome / Mary A. Roach, Marguerite Stevenson Barratt and Lewis A. Leavitt -- II. Assessment and Intervention. 7. Evaluating Communication to Improve Speech and Language Skills / Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy and Lewis A. Leavitt
8. Communication Interventions: Improving the Speech Intelligibility of Children with Down Syndrome / Peggy Rosin and Edie Swift. 9. Assistive Technology: Strategies and Tools for Enhancing the Communication Skills of Children with Down Syndrome / Jamie E. Murray-Branch and Julie E. Gamradt. 10. Enhancing the Speech and Language Skills of Adults with Down Syndrome / Mark Leddy and Gary Gill -- III. Thinking About the Future. 11. Families of Adults with Down Syndrome / Marsha Mailick Seltzer and Marty Wyngaarden Krauss. 12. A View Toward the Future: Improving the Communication of People with Down Syndrome / Jon F. Miller, Mark Leddy and Lewis A. Leavitt -- App. B. World Wide Web Sites on Down Syndrome and Related Topics / Helen Hartman -- App. C. Medical Care of Children with Down Syndrome
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Children with mental disabilities -- Education -- Language arts
Communicative competence in children.
Children with mental disabilities -- Education.
Developmentally disabled children -- Education.
Down syndrome.
Developmentally disabled children -- Education -- Language arts
Language arts.
People with mental disabilities -- Means of communication.
Verbal ability in children.
Author Leavitt, Lewis A.
Leddy, Mark Gene.
Miller, Jon F.
LC no. 98018258
ISBN 1557663505