Now in its fourth edition, formerly published as How to Manage Communication Problems in Young Children, this invaluable guide to understanding and helping children whose speech and/or language is delayed or impaired has been completely revised and updated, and provides readers with:

  • Practical advice on how to recognise communication problems
  • Strategies for supporting children with speech, language and communication needs
  • Best practice guide for parents and professionals working in partnership
  • Contributions from a wide-range of specialist speech and language therapists

Reflecting new developments and current practice, this book is of interest to parents, early years’ practitioners, students in education and speech and language therapy, and anyone interested in pursuing a career with young children in the foundation years. Written in an accessible style, it assumes no prior knowledge and includes a range of practical suggestions for dealing with children with all kinds of communication difficulties.

chapter 1|12 pages

Speech, language and communication problems in young children

ByMyra Kersner

chapter 2|13 pages

The development of communication

Speech and language acquisition
ByMyra Kersner

chapter 3|11 pages

Recognising hearing problems

ByMagdalene Moorey, Merle Mahon

chapter 4|17 pages

How to recognise speech, language and communication problems

ByJannet A. Wright, Myra Kersner

chapter 5|16 pages

Working with parents

ByKeena Cummins

chapter 6|16 pages

Stammering and early dysfluency in young children

ByTrudy Stewart, Alison McLaughlin

chapter 8|15 pages

Autism spectrum disorder

ByTom Loucas

chapter 9|22 pages

Language programmes

ByBlanca Schaefer, Silke Fricke

chapter 10|15 pages

Supporting young children with speech, language and communication needs

ByMyra Kersner, Jannet A. Wright