Author(s): Teresa Laikko
A HANDY PARENT'S GUIDE THAT TURNS PROFESSIONAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT INTO CHILD'S PLAY Are you concerned that your child is not verbalizing? The solution may be as simple as a game. Talking with Your Toddler teaches you how to stimulate speech using everyday play. It makes learning to talk fun and engaging for your child. With proven therapies and easy-to-follow activities, Talking with Your Toddler makes an ideal home companion. - Tips to promote talking throughout the day - Hands-on games that teach new words- Tricks for turning drive time into talk time - Fun ways to promote further practice - Techniques for keeping kids engaged Written by experienced speech professionals, this book's straightforward approach is equally useful for parents at home, teachers in the classroom or therapists in a clinic.
Teresa Laikko, M.S., CCC-SLP, is a certified speech-language pathologist with over 30 years of experience. She has provided services in schools, private practice, home health and has owned her own successful private speech pathology practice. Teresa has worked with clients with autism, apraxia, fluency, intellectual impairments as well as articulation and language delays and disorders. She is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Teresa lives in Phoenix, AZ, with her husband and two crazy dogs. Laura Laikko, M.S., CF-SLP, is a certified speech-language pathologist. She has provided services for populations such as toddlers, school-age children and adults. Laura has worked with clients with autism, apraxia, fluency, intellectual impairments as well as articulation and language delays and disorders. She is a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association. Laura lives in Phoenix, AZ, and spends her free time with her family and friends.