Anna Sowerbutts, Amanda Finer
September 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 150 Pages - 237 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9780367333683 - CAT# 309561
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Despite an increasing awareness of Developmental Language Disorder, there are very few tools available to help people understand and live with a diagnosis of DLD. DLD and Me is a functional, engaging resource for children and young people with DLD and the professionals and families that work with them. The book consists of an easy-to-follow, 12-week programme designed to help children and young people understand their strengths, what makes them different, what DLD is and how they can support their own communication in everyday life.
Key features include:
This invaluable tool has been designed to be used by Speech and Language Therapists, teachers and other professionals or parents working with children and young people with DLD.
Forewords Acknowledgements Chapter 1 - Introduction What is DLD and Me? Developmental Language Disorder Common questions about DLD Outcomes Chapter 2 – Getting Started Who for? How to run Overview of the programme Involving others Measuring change Chapter 3 – Session Plans and Resources Part 1: All About Me Session 1: Introduction and Personal Details Session 2: My Outside Session 3: My Inside Session 4: Visible and Invisible Difficulties/ Disabilities Part 2: Communication and Language Session 5: Communication Session 6: Language Part 3: Understanding Developmental Language Disorder Session 7: What is Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) Session 8: Impact of DLD on Other Areas Part 4: Developing Supportive Strategies and Self–Advocacy Session 9: Strategies to Support Understanding Session 10: Strategies to Support Talking Session 11: What to say to People Session 12: What have I Learnt Appendices References and Bibliography