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Plural Protocols

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by M. N. Hegde, Ph.D.
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.

by M. N. Hegde, Ph.D.
Contains protocols for teaching social communication skills to children who have mastered the basic morphologic skills. These relatively advanced social communication skills include the following: adjectives; comparatives and superlatives; adverbs; production of various kinds of requests; production of commands; comprehension of commands; production and comprehension of a variety of questions including what, why, when, where, who, how, which, yes, and no; production of negative sentences (negation) including is not/are not, I am not/I do not, I was not/I did not, constructions; passive sentences without and with the agent; topic - initiation; topic - maintenance; turn taking; eye contact; conversational repair: requests for clarification; conversational repair: responding to requests for clarification.

by M. N. Hegde, Ph.D.
This book facilitates treatment planning and implementation for clinicians by providing evidence-based treatment protocols with detailed plans for teaching fluency skills to adults and children. As with his other recent books, the uniqueness of this collection lies in the author's approach, as each protocol gives the clinician a plan of action, in the form of scripted scenarios. Unlike step-by-step directions, which can leave room for ambiguity, these scripts specify the anticipated verbal and nonverbal actions the clinician and child are expected to exhibit.

by Maria H. Provencio-Arambula, M.A., CCC-SLP, Dora Provencio, M.A., CCC-SLP, and M. N. Hegde, Ph.D.
This book introduces background information and procedural overviews needed to assess swallowing disorders in adults in addition to offering detailed protocols for administering the assessment.

by Maria H. Provencio-Arambula, M.A., CCC-SLP, Dora Provencio, M.A., CCC-SLP, and M. N. Hegde, Ph.D.
This treatment manual provides all the background information and protocols you need to follow for successful treatment outcomes.

by M. N. Hegde, Ph.D. and Adriana Peña-Brooks
This book covers 26 consonant sounds in both word-initial and word-final positions and 37 consonant clusters and provides five essential elements for teaching each sound: a protocol to establish baserates, a baserate recording sheet, a protocol to teach sound production, treatment recording sheet, a protocol to probe for and record generalized production of new and untrained articulatory targets in the absence of treatment.