This book is organized by language developmental ages and each section includes: toy dialogs; numerous photographs; a toy list; a list of suggested vocabulary and communication concepts; children’s book bibliography; a checklist to track progress. In addition, this book provides important background information about language, its sequential development, the causes of language delays, and how play can enhance language development. It also explains the use of videos, DVDs, television, and the computer as language enhancers. The resource lists are extensive, offering toy manufacturers and catalogs, support organizations, children’s book information, and suggested materials for homemade toys.
Audience: Parent, Professional
Contributors: Schwartz, Sue., Miller, Joan E. Heller.