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This essential, up-to-date guide explains what you can do to help.
Have you noticed that your child has difficulty getting the right words out, following directions, or being understood? Speech-language pathologist Patricia Hamaguchi has been helping children overcome problems like these for more than fifteen years. And now her sensitive, practical guide can help you determine what's best for your child. You'll find: How to recognize the most common speech, language, and listening problems When to get help for your child and when to wait Where to find the right specialist and what to ask How to read and understand the jargon-filled evaluation report Your child's rights in the public schools How the problem may affect your child academically, socially, and at home Tips for helping your child at home
"Provides valuable information for parents of children with speech, language, and listening problems." --Sandra C. Holley, PhD, Former President, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Professor and Chairperson, Department of Communication Disorders, Southern Connecticut State University