Beyond Baby Talk

Beyond Baby Talk by Ken Apel, PhD and Julie Masterson, PhD

This text covers the stages of speech and language development for infants, babies, toddlers and preschoolers--in essence, the first years of a child's life.

Contents include:
  1. Getting Started: How You and Your Infant Create Language Together
  2. Earliest Words: Discovering Your Baby's Style
  3. Building First Sentences: Natural Ways to Encourage Your Toddler
  4. From Spoken to Written Language: Setting Your Preschooler on the Right Path
  5. The Influence of Gender and Birth Order on Language Development
  6. The Influence of Culture on Language
  7. The Influence of Media on Language Development
  8. Language Development and Childcare
  9. When You Suspect a Language Delay: Getting Help