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Treatment Protocols for Language Disorders in Children - Volume II
Social Communication

MN Hegde
294 pages, Illustrated (B/W), Softcover, 8.5 x 11"
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Contains protocols for basic language skills most children with language disorder need to be taught in the initial stages of treatment. The protocols give scripted scenarios for teaching most of the bound morphemes of English that children with language disorder typically lack. These include: basic words; regular and irregular plurals; possessive; present progressive; prepositions; pronouns; auxiliaries and copula; regular and irregular past tense; articles; conjunctions; adverbs; regular third person singular.

For each target skill, 20 exemplars are available for the clinician to baserate, treat, and probe for generalized production. Most children can be advanced to relatively complex social communication skill level training only when they have mastered the basic morphologic features.


The first volume, Treatment Protocols for Language Disorders in Children: Essential Morphologic Skills is also available and the two volumes can be purchased as a bundle special set price.

  • Preface
  • Introduction to Treatment Protocols and the CD Resource
  • Adjectives
    • Comparatives and Superlatives
  • Adverbs
    • Adverb "ly"
  • Mands (Requests and Commands)
    • Mands I: Give Me Requests
    • Mands II: I need Requests
    • Mands III: I want Rrequests
    • Mands IV: May I have Rrequests
    • Mands V: Help me/Tell me Rrequests
    • Mands VI: Commands (Comprehension)
    • Mands VII: Direct Commands (Production)
    • Mands VIII: Questions
      What questions
      Why questions
      When questions
      Where questions
      Who questions
      How questions
      Which questions
      Yes questions
      No questions
  • Negative Sentence Forms (Negation)
    • Negation: Is not/Are not Constructions
    • Negation: I am not/I do not Constructions
    • Negation: I was not/I did not Constructions
  • Passive Sentences
    • Passive Sentences: Level I Training (without the Agent)
    • Passive Sentences: Level II Training (with the Agent)
  • Conversational Skills
    • Topic Initiation
    • Topic Maintenance
    • Turn Taking
    • Eye Contact During Conversation
    • Conversational Repair
      Child's Request for Clarification
      Child's Response to Requests for Clarification
    • Expression of Emotions, Feelings, Thoughts, and Opinions
      Expression of Emotions and Feelings
      Expression of Thoughts and Opinions
      English Idioms
      Production of Idioms
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Appendix A: Baseline Recording Sheet
  • Appendix B: Treatment Recording Sheet
  • Appendix C: Probe Recording Sheet
  • Index

CD Contents:

  • Volume II
    • Adjectives & Adverbs
    • Commands
    • Comparative & Superlatives
    • Conversation
    • Emotions & Feelings
    • Idioms
    • Negation
    • Passives
    • Questions
    • Requests
    • Thoughts & Opinions
    • How to use this CD

About The Author

MN Hegde

M.N. Hegde, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Speech-Language Pathology in the Department of Communicative Disorders at California State University, Fresno. A highly regarded author in speech-language pathology, his books include leading texts in academic courses and valuable resources for clinicians. His books have been used in worldwide in speech-language pathology programs.

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