A complete guide for parents : childhood communication disorders : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)

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Anderson, Chelsea R.
Germani, Mary J.
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Thesis (B.?.)
Honors College
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The purpose of this thesis project is to provide parents with a complete, comprehensive guide that explains different child communication disorders, how they affect academic performance, the types of treatment available, and helpful parental strategies. Hopefully this booklet will be helpful in providing parents with a condensed amount of material about the problem their child is encountering.There are two sections to this booklet. The first describes a variety of childhood communication disorders, the symptoms involved, names of tests used to assess the child, treatment strategies, academic impact, and ways parents can help the child at home. The second section includes needed background information like the type of professionals parents will be dealing with, augmentative and alternative communication, First Steps and early intervention, teaching strategies, types of therapy, coping strategies, and code of conduct guidelines.