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Teaching communication skills to students with severe disabilities

By: Downing, June 1950-.
Contributor(s): Hanreddy, Amy | Peckham-Hardin, Kathryn D.
Publisher: Baltimore MD : Paul H Brookes, 2015Edition: Third edition.Description: xvii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781598576559 (paperback); 1598576550 (paperback).Subject(s): SEVERE PROFOUND AND MULTIPLE DISABILITIES | COMMUNICATION SKILLS | COMMUNICATION AIDS | ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION | ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY | CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR | CHILDREN
Contents:
1.The Importance of Teaching Communication Skills / Mary Falvey. - 2.Integrating Team Expertise to Support Communication / Diane Ryndak. - 3.Assessing Communication Skills / June E. Downing, Kathryn D. Peckham-Hardin and Amy Hanreddy. - 4.The General Education Classroom: A Rich Communicative Environment / Amy Hanreddy and Kathryn D. Peckham-Hardin. - 5.Beginning Steps in Communication Intervention / June E. Downing and Deborah Chen. - 6.Considerations in Developing and Acquiring Communication Aids / Pat Mirenda. 7.Teaching a Wide Range of Communication Skills: Beyond Requesting / June E. Downing, Kathryn D. Peckham-Hardin, and Amy Hanreddy. - 8.The Relationship Between Communication and Literacy / Amy Hanreddy - 9.The Relationship Between Communication and Challenging Behavior / Kathryn D. Peckham-Hardin. - 10. The Importance of Peers as Communication Partners / Erik W. Carter, Heartley B. Huber, and Elizabeth E. Biggs.
Summary: "This textbook is an essential guide for educators and other school-based staff to teach students with significant disabilities the necessary skills to communicate with those around them. This book shows readers how to analyze environments for their communicative value, assess students' communication skills, teach specific skills such as gaining attention and requesting, make informed choices about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and guide peers and adults in supporting students with disabilities." - PUBLISHER
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1.The Importance of Teaching Communication Skills / Mary Falvey. - 2.Integrating Team Expertise to Support Communication / Diane Ryndak. - 3.Assessing Communication Skills / June E. Downing, Kathryn D. Peckham-Hardin and Amy Hanreddy. - 4.The General Education Classroom: A Rich Communicative Environment / Amy Hanreddy and Kathryn D. Peckham-Hardin. - 5.Beginning Steps in Communication Intervention / June E. Downing and Deborah Chen. -
6.Considerations in Developing and Acquiring Communication Aids / Pat Mirenda. 7.Teaching a Wide Range of Communication Skills: Beyond Requesting / June E. Downing, Kathryn D. Peckham-Hardin, and Amy Hanreddy. -
8.The Relationship Between Communication and Literacy / Amy Hanreddy - 9.The Relationship Between Communication and Challenging Behavior / Kathryn D. Peckham-Hardin. - 10. The Importance of Peers as Communication Partners / Erik W. Carter, Heartley B. Huber, and Elizabeth E. Biggs.

"This textbook is an essential guide for educators and other school-based staff to teach students with significant disabilities the necessary skills to communicate with those around them. This book shows readers how to analyze environments for their communicative value, assess students' communication skills, teach specific skills such as gaining attention and requesting, make informed choices about augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and guide peers and adults in supporting students with disabilities." - PUBLISHER

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