A Practical Guide to Quality Interaction with Children who have Hearing Loss

Morag Clark
SKU: P116
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Foreword by: James W. Hall III

 

It is very possible for children with a hearing loss to achieve and develop a fluent and intelligible spoken language when their residual hearing is applied to the fullest extent in an interactive language learning environment. Based on twenty five years of advisory and hands-on research and experience across fourteen countries in five continents, this book is a practical guide for those seeking to lead children with hearing impairment to fluent intelligible spoken language by engaging in quality interaction at the language learning stage.

Morag Clark draws directly from the cases in her own work experience all over the world and challenges professionals to examine their existing approach to early intervention in the life of families of children with a hearing loss in light of recent advances in audiology, technology, medical science, and psycholinguistics.

THIS BOOK:

  • Challenges professionals to examine their existing approach to early intervention in the lives of families of children with hearing loss in light of recent advances in audiology, technology, medical science, and psycholinguistics.
  • Stresses the importance of drawing on the patterns of early language learning in children with normal hearing as a model for those with a hearing loss.
  • Presents the necessary components, as well as the practical solutions to the problems experienced, for creating a rich, language-enabling environment.


Reviews

  • Doody Enterprises, Inc.:
    "**** Four stars from Doody's Review Service!"

  • James W. Hall III, Ph.D., From the Foreword by James W. Hall III, Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida:
    "The Practical Guide to Quality Interaction with Children Who Have a Hearing Loss is a timely and important contribution to the worldwide effort to provide optimal habilitation for children with auditory dysfunctionÂ… Ms. Clark presents a readable and practical guide to effective education and development of language in children with hearing lossÂ… Filled with real-world examples of listening situations and activities, and a lifetime of experience gained in developed and developing countries around the world, this small Book fills a large gap in the literature on education and intervention for children with hearing impairment."

 

Details: 147 pages, Illustrated (B/W), Softcover, 6 x 9"
ISBN13: 978-1-59756-112-9
Release Date: 01/08/2006