AUTHORS: Weiss, Amy L. - ©2001
This guide provides a succinct, up-to-date resource for speech-language pathologists who have had limited contact with preschool-aged children with language disorders. It specifically addresses the issues of the nature, assessment, and treatment of language disorders in the 3 to 5 year-old child. Special attention is given to the classification Specific Language Impairment, including a summary of the controversial issues surrounding this diagnosis. The guide presents brief summaries of best practices, examples for application, and references for further study. An important feature of the guide is the practical information and resources for assessment, intervention, and commonly used techniques. This handy guide provides the key information you need to work with preschool-aged children with language disorders.