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The autism language launcher : a parent's guide to helping your child turn sounds and words into simple conversations / Kate Wilde, foreword by Samahria Lyte Kaufman

By: Wilde, Kate C.
Contributor(s): Kaufman, Samahria Lyte [author of foreword].
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019Description: 287 pages : illustrations : 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785924828.Subject(s): AUTISM | CHILDREN | LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION | FAMILY RELATIONSHIPSSummary: "The Autism Language Launcher gives you something totally new: a step-by-step guide that ignites language lift-off by using methods such as tapping into your child's innate intelligence, going with your child instead of against your child and providing techniques that work with adults on the spectrum. Written for parents, relatives, professionals, educators, or caregivers of a child or adult who is not yet verbal, making some sounds, using some words, speaking in single words, or using two-word phrases, this book uses the author's decades of experience with children and adults on the spectrum. Kate also demonstrates how to effectively address your child's echolalia, repetitious language, and repetitive questions in a way that your child will find supportive, bonding, and even joyful. Ultimately, this book shows you how to make language happen." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"The Autism Language Launcher gives you something totally new: a step-by-step guide that ignites language lift-off by using methods such as tapping into your child's innate intelligence, going with your child instead of against your child and providing techniques that work with adults on the spectrum.
Written for parents, relatives, professionals, educators, or caregivers of a child or adult who is not yet verbal, making some sounds, using some words, speaking in single words, or using two-word phrases, this book uses the author's decades of experience with children and adults on the spectrum. Kate also demonstrates how to effectively address your child's echolalia, repetitious language, and repetitive questions in a way that your child will find supportive, bonding, and even joyful. Ultimately, this book shows you how to make language happen." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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