We’ve got an exciting new book in the ‘Here’s How’ series coming out in time for this year’s ASHA meeting, to be held in our hometown of San Diego.
Here’s How to Do Early Intervention for Speech and Language:
By Karyn Searcy-Bair, M.A., CCC-SLP
The book includes a DVD with video interviews with parents and examples of specific therapy techniques effective for children under the age of 24 months, and the impact that empowering parents has on their ability to engage their children. To learn more and pre-order, click here.
Plural is proud to announce three new exciting titles!
Science of Successful Supervision and Mentorship provides a global perspective for all speech-language pathology supervisors. This book is like no other, making it a must read. Filled with up-to-date cutting-edge research, Carozza has produced a wonderful book.
This second edition of Children with Hearing Loss, is a crucial compilation of important information for the facilitation of auditorally-based spoken language for today’s infants and young children with hearing loss. This second edition covers current and up-to-date information about hearing, listening, auditory technology, auditory development, spoken language development, and intervention for young children with hearing loss whose parents have chosen to have them learn to listen and talk.
Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology has the most wide range coverage of any book like it. This book is sure to become the reference book for pediatric audiology, containing contributions from more than 50 internationally recognized experts in the field. This book is perfect for students and professionals.
If you are a parent with a child who has hearing problems or autism, then check out one of these three titles: Cochlear Implants: What Parents should know, Your Child’s Hearing Loss, and Parenting on the Autism Spectrum. Each of these titles offers easy-to-follow guidance and help for parents. They help parents be proactive with their children, giving them the necessary information and tools to come alongside their children through these difficult times. Plural is proud to supply the best and most useful resources for parents.
This book is designed for beginning and seasoned speech-language pathologists and others in regular and special education who work with students demonstrating oral and written language problems. The intent of this book is to provide a resource of excellence, a schema of good practice. Wherever you are in your practice you can use this book with a growing sensibility toward expertise. You may enter this book as a beginning clinician and move to a more advanced level, then move toward proficiency, to advanced proficient, and finally to expert. As you use the suggested goals and materials you will get more and more experience with the various language pathways, and with more practice your skills will become like second nature. The CD includes downloadable forms in both Word and PDF formats.
Language Sampling with Adolescents provides guidelines for analyzing spoken and written language production in adolescents. It is geared toward graduate students and speech-language pathologists who work in the public schools with middle school and high school students (Grades 5-12). The book includes many tables, figures, and practical exercises (with answer keys) to help readers understand how to analyze the content and structure of what adolescents express in different genres: conversational, narrative, expository, and persuasive. Based on formal analyses, the book indicates how the information can be applied to establish functional language goals for adolescents with language disorders. It also explains how to implement intervention activities that are designed to enhance spoken and written language production in adolescents.