The Late Talker Book
The Late Talker
What to do if Your Child Isn’t Talking Yet
By Marilyn Agin MD, Lisa Geng, and Malcolm J. Nicholl
The first book to show parents how to tell whether a child has a speech delay or a more serious speech disorder.
Every parent eagerly awaits the day his or her child will speak for the fist time. For millions of mothers and fathers, however, anticipation turns to anxiety when those initial, all-important words are a long time coming. Many worried parents are reassured that their child is “just a late talker,” but unfortunately, that is not always the case. Co-author Lisa Geng was one of those parents and she discovered that her children had serious speech disorders.
Balanced with a mother”s perspective and an acclaimed doctor”s experience, this book gives parents needed guidance on:
The warning signs of a serious speech disorder
Finding the right therapist for their child
Negotiating with school boards, teachers, and service providers
Exercises to do at home with a child.
Marilyn Agin MD is the medical director of the Early Intervention Program in New York City.
Lisa Geng is the founder and president of Cherab, a nonprofit organizations dedicated to children with speech difficulties, and co-founder of Speechville. She lives in Florida.
Malcolm J Nicholl is a former international journalist, and co-author of The LCP Solution. He lives in Del Mar, California.
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