Journal article

Working with the parents and families of children with developmental language disorders: An international perspective.

James Law, Penny Levickis, Isabel R Rodríguez-Ortiz, Ana Matić, Rena Lyons, Camille Messarra, Edith Kouba Hreich, Margarita Stankova

Journal of Communication Disorders | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The relationship between parental input and child language development has had a complex history. It has become clear that indirect parent training for the parents of children with delayed language development is an important feature of interventions offered by speech and language therapists in the anglophone countries. Yet we know less about how this type of approach is realised in other countries. METHODS: In this paper we report the results of a survey of practice undertaken as part of the work of COST Action IS1406, a European Union (EU) funded research network. The focus of this paper is specifically on parent-related questions and responses referring to children under the a..

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