Communicating With Young Children An Ecological Model for Clinicians, Parents, and Collaborative Professionals Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus  |   September 01, 1992
Communicating With Young Children
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • James D. MacDonald, PhD
    The Ohio State University, Columbus
    Nisonger Center and Division of Speech and Hearing Services, The Ohio State University, 1581 Dodd Drive, Columbus, OH 43210-1296
  • Jennifer Y. Carroll
    The Ohio State University, Columbus
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Development / Balance & Balance Disorders / Special Populations / Genetic & Congenital Disorders / School-Based Settings / Normal Language Processing / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Clinical Focus
Clinical Focus   |   September 01, 1992
Communicating With Young Children
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, September 1992, Vol. 1, 39-48. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0104.39
History: Received August 5, 1991 , Accepted May 15, 1992
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, September 1992, Vol. 1, 39-48. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0104.39
History: Received August 5, 1991; Accepted May 15, 1992

An ecological model is presented for the communication development of young children. The model translates research on parent-child interaction into a series of clinical guides for parents and professionals to assist children in building language learning relationships. Contrasting examples and rationale are presented for five adult interaction styles for facilitating communication.

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