Citations with the tag: INTERPERSONAL communication in children

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  • Dyslexia.
    Yule, William // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 8/20/88-8/27/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6647, p501 

    Examines the factors affecting the learning difficulties of children. Diagnosis of dyslexia; Importance of longitudinal and intervention strategies in adducting causal link between cognitive deficits and reading problems; Psychometric assessment of intelligence, reading and spelling.

  • listen up!
    Miles, Karen // Parenting; Sep2002, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p126 

    Recommends an age-by-age guide to nurturing the communication skills of children. Age wherein a child is introduced to the art of conversation; Attention span of children; Establishment of parent-child communication during preschool years; Ways to nurture a child's listening skills.

  • The Pragmatic Skills of Profoundly Deaf Children.
    Jeanes, R. C.; Nienhuys, T. G. W. M.; Rickards, F. W. // Journal of Deaf Studies & Deaf Education; Summer2000, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p237 

    Investigates the ability of deaf children to employ pragmatic skills required for effective face-to-face interaction. Listeners' ability to request clarification; Strategies used by speakers at times of communication breakdown.

  • Of Many Things.
    Martin, James // America; 9/23/2002, Vol. 187 Issue 8, p2 

    Ponders on the reasons why people find their children's comments as humorous or amusing. Topics of conversation with children; Skills of children in communicating with other people.

  • Let's Talk.
    Martin, James // Current Science; 11/5/99 Supplement, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p4 

    Offers advice for children on how to talk to parents or other adults.

  • Conversation Starters.
    Martin, James // Parenting; Feb99, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p151 

    Provides answer on whether a child's pointing to things is her or his way of carrying on a conversation. Suggestion for boosting a child's language skills.

  • Influence of communicative competence on peer preferences in a preschool classroom.
    Gertner, Bethany L.; Rice, Mabel L. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research; Aug94, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p913 

    Studies the role of linguistic competence in establishing peer acceptance of children. Comparison of children with normal skills, language impairments and non-English mother tongues; Peer popularity of normally developing children.

  • Phases in the Child's Development of Language.
    Locke, John L. // American Scientist; Sep/Oct94, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p436 

    Focuses on the language development of infants. Function of nonverbal complex of cues; Role of maternal attachment in the development of language; Discussion on the onset of babbling.

  • Language Lessons.
    Weber, Linda // Baby Talk; May98, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p34 

    Discusses the physiology behind the language development of children. Significant role of parents and caregivers; Ways parents can foster their babies' language development; Factors that influence development of language skills. INSET: How and When Babies Learn to Talk.

  • Talk Like a Tween.
    Weber, Linda // Parenting School Years; Jun2012, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p36 

    A definition of the term "screepy," which combines scary and creepy, is presented

  • Straight Talk on Strangers.
    Beam, Cris // Parenting; Sep2000, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p209 

    Presents tips on how parents can teach their children about speaking to strangers. What parents should teach children about responding to strangers; How to help a shy child feel more comfortable toward strangers; What children need to know about strangers.

  • Teachable moments.
    Hopkins, Cynthia // Mothering; Jan/Feb2000, Issue 98, p36 

    Relates a lesson learned by the author about communicating with one's child. INSET: Speak softly and they'll listen.

  • First Words.
    Whitehouse, Beth // Parenting; Sep99, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p148 

    Discusses how parents can be of help to their children in learning how to speak. Meaning of children's cry; Nonverbal languages of children; How children absorb adult languages; Best ways to continue exposing a child to language. INSETS: Late Talkers: When to Get Help;How Babies Become Utter-Wise.

  • Testing the mother-daughter bond.
    Ellison, Shiela // Parenting; May99, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p171 

    Offers advice to mothers on how to encourage communication with their 8-12 year old daughters. Sharing stories from youth; Doing things together; Admitting mistakes; Reading between the lines.

    Cohen, Judith Levy // Curriculum Administrator; Oct2000, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p86 

    Discusses the importance of teaching symbolic language to help children communicate. Important information communicated through symbol systems; Development of knowledge with meaning; Means for demystifying symbols; Rules of communication.

  • Building Language Through Songs.
    Church, Ellen Booth // Early Childhood Today; Jan2001, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p50 

    Focuses on building language in children through songs. Mixing happy songs with lively beat; Introducing a song; Making language visual.

  • Language & listening.
    Church, Ellen Booth // Australia's Parents; Oct/Nov97 Supplement First Steps, Issue 101, p14 

    Discusses the importance of encouraging children to talk. How children learn to talk; Ways to encourage a child's language to develop.

  • New Level 3 proves itself.
    Faux, Karen // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd); 11/12/2012, Vol. 112 Issue 4307, p35 

    The article discusses how a new qualification, a Level 3 Award, is buttressing children's speech and language development in Great Britain.

  • Concurrent and predictive validity of an early language...
    Klee, Thomas; Carson, David K.; Gavin, William J.; Hall, Lisa; Kent, Amy; Reece, Shaily // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research; Jun1998, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p627 

    Presents a study that investigated the efficacy of screening two-year-old children for language delay using a parent-report questionnaire. Results of the screening program; Language sampling procedure; Research implications of the screening program.

  • listen up!
    Miles, Karen // Parenting; Sep2002, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p126 

    Recommends an age-by-age guide to nurturing the communication skills of children. Age wherein a child is introduced to the art of conversation; Attention span of children; Establishment of parent-child communication during preschool years; Ways to nurture a child's listening skills.

    McCluskey, Ken W.; Niemi, R. Ronald; Albas, Daniel C. // Journal of Special Education; Winter78, Vol. 12 Issue 4 

    Determines the differential sensitivity of different groups of Mexican child listeners to the emotional content of vocal expressions recorded by either normal or disturbed child speaker. Role of the tone of voice in the communication of emotion; Types of speech channels; Conditions for the...

  • Communication and language intervention: Why a constructivist approach is insufficient.
    Warren, Steven F.; Yoder, Paul J. // Journal of Special Education; Fall94, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p248 

    Presents the basis for a broad-based cross-paradigmatic approach to language intervention. Historical context for considering the present state of practice and research; Strengths and limitations of language intervention approaches; Challenges facing the language intervention field.

  • Childhood precursors of adolescent drug use: A longitudinal analysis.
    Brook, Judith S.; Whiteman, Martin // Genetic, Social & General Psychology Monographs; May92, Vol. 118 Issue 2, p195 

    Examines childhood and adolescent intrapersonal and interpersonal influences on older adolescents' drug use. Two pathways by which childhood aggression may affect adolescent drug use; Direct effect of parental sociopathy on later drug use.

  • Teaching Conversational Skills to Children with Autism: Effect on the Development of a Theory of Mind.
    Hsiao Yun Chin, James A.; Barnard-Opitz, Vera // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders; Dec2000, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p569 

    This research examined whether children with autism could be trained to improve their conversational skills and whether this led to changes in standard tests of theory of mind (ToM). Three high-functioning children with autism participated in a multiple baseline across participants design. The...

  • Back to school: Improve Your Child's Vocabulary.
    Hsiao Yun Chin, James A.; Barnard-Opitz, Vera // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition; 8/29/2012, Vol. 45 Issue 30, p14 

    The article offers tips for parents on how to help expand and improve their children's vocabulary.

  • `No shoes; They walked away?': Effects of enhancements on learning and using blissymbols by...
    Raghavendra, Parimala; Fristoe, Macalyne // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research; Feb95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p174 

    Investigates the effects of enhancements on the learning, retention, transfer to the unlearned form and use of Blissymbols in normal 3-year-old children. Introduction of symbols with short explanations; Learning of standard Blissymbols (SBS) and symbols in the enhanced form (EBS).

  • Look Who's Talking!
    Bell, Alison // Parenting; Aug2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p144 

    Presents information on the language development of babies aged one to two years. Words that one year olds could understand; Estimated number of words babies aged eighteen months could comprehend; Increase in the vocabulary between eighteen months to two years.

  • Conversation Boosters.
    Bell, Alison // Parenting; Dec/Jan2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p176 

    Presents ways to nurture the speaking skills of a child.

  • Digital isolation.
    TOMEO, TERESA // Our Sunday Visitor; 10/30/2011, Vol. 100 Issue 27, p17 

    The author reflects on the impact of technology, gadgets, and social media on interpersonal communication among the youth and between parents and their children.

    TOMEO, TERESA // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 1/2/2012, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p7 

    The article encourages readers to write a paragraph explaining how to tell a student that her adventure story written for class is poorly written.

  • Whisper Phone.
    Whittle, Jane // Primary Geography; Summer2012, Issue 78, p33 

    A product review is presented for the Whisper Phone, which is meant to help children develop confidence that will allow them to speak out loud in he classroom.

  • my family.
    Stewart, Rowan // Woman's Day (Australia Edition); 8/23/2004, Vol. 56 Issue 34, p81 

    Features several stories of families in Australia. Terms used by babies to communicate; Experience of a child with a mouse in the cupboard; Visit of a sick teenage son to the doctor.

  • LD, interpersonal understanding, and social behavior in the classroom.
    Kravetz, Shlomo; Faust, Miriam; Lipshitz, Shahar; Shalhav, Shlomo // Journal of Learning Disabilities; May/Jun1999, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p248 

    Investigates the extent to which interpersonal understanding mediates the relation between learning disabilities and social adaptation in school children. Measures of interpersonal understanding; Relationship of learning disabilities with social behavior difficulties; Association of impaired...

    Bullowa, Margaret; Jones, Lawrence G.; Duckert, Audrey R. // Language & Speech; Apr-Jun64, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p107 

    Presents a longitudinal study of normal first language acquisition. Assessment of infant vocalization; Imitation of the word by the child from the mother; Use of words.

    Stemmer, Nathan // Language & Speech; Jul-Sep73, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p279 

    Shows that first language acquisition is indeed essentially based on a process which is, if not identical, at least very similar to classical conditioning. Acquisition of comprehension of a young child based on exposure to pairing situations in which a verbal stimulus S is paired with some other...

  • The Behaviors of Parents of Children with Autism Predict the Subsequent Development of Their Children's Communication.
    Siller, Michael; Sigman, Marian // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders; Apr2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p77 

    The present study focused on behaviors that caregivers of children with autism show during play interactions, particularly the extent to which the caregiver's behavior is synchronized with the child's focus of attention and ongoing activity. The study had two major findings. First, caregivers of...

  • Talk to me baby.
    Le Tourneau, Rebecca // Australian Parents; Dec2006/Jan2007, p91 

    The article focuses language development in children. It is said that if a baby is not licking her lips, giving proper kisses and make-believing that a potato is a doll by 21 months, she may not learn language as quickly as she should according to a research. The author says that she has a...

  • Studying Language Learners' Cognition: Perspectives in L2 Teaching.
    Akbarov, Azamat // Sociology Study; Nov2011, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p460 

    This paper investigates one aspect of the processing perspective in L2 (the second language) learning: the processing of new words. The article does not try to offer a comprehensive overview of language acquisition mechanisms, but rather it intends to review more narrowly how our conceptual...

  • English-Speaking Children's Comprehension of Relative Clauses: Evidence for General-Cognitive and Language-Specific Constraints on Development.
    Kidd, Evan; Bavin, Edith L. // Journal of Psycholinguistic Research; Nov2002, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p599 

    Children must possess some ability to process input in a meaningful manner to acquire language. The present study reports on data from an experiment investigating 3- to 5-year-old English-speaking children's understanding of restrictive relative clauses manipulated for embeddedness and focus....

    Weber, Jack L.; Weber, Susan E. // Language & Speech; Jul-Sep76, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p276 

    The article focuses on early acquisition of linguistic designations for time. Time-related verbalizations of a three-year-old child were analysed in order to gain in sight into how children develop linguistic forms to designate time. The study went beyond mere descriptions of the time...

  • Measures of language outcomes using the Aboriginal Children's Survey.
    Findlay, Leanne C.; Kohen, Dafna E. // Health Reports; Jan2013, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p10 

    Background Speech and language skills are an important developmental milestone for all children, and one of the most prevalent forms of developmental delay among Aboriginal children. However, population-based indicators of Aboriginal children's language outcomes are limited. Data and methods...

    Al-Baldawi, Wasan Nazar; Saidat, Ahmad Mahmoud // International Journal of Academic Research in Business & Social ; Aug2011 Special Issue, Vol. 1, p184 

    The current study described a single child's language acquisition. The importance of this study resided in the circumstances and the environment in which the child lived. He came from a family in which the parents were from different countries and cultures; spoke different Arabic dialects and...

    Casebeer, Cindy M.; Alquraan, Mahmoud F. // International Journal of Academic Research in Business & Social ; Aug2011 Special Issue, Vol. 1, p24 

    In this study, we investigated the beliefs of low-performing (high-risk) postsecondary students in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan concerning the assessment practices of their instructors. Data were collected from 77 students identified by their colleges as low achieving in terms of their...

  • Theory Construction in Second Language Acquisition In Favor of the Rationalism.
    Shokouhi, Mehdi // International Journal of Applied Linguistics & English Literatur; Sep2012 Supplement, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p157 

    One of the most controversial issues in second language acquisition (SLA) seems to be the issue of theory construction. There are mainly two opposing views considering the SLA theory construction namely the Rationalist view and the Relativist view. The former tries to reasons that there should...

  • Der Spracherwerb beim bilingualen Kind.
    KRESTOVÁ, Jana // Acta Facultatis Philosophicae Universitatis Ostraviensis. Studia; 2011, Issue 8, p81 

    Language acquisition in bilingual children remains an area that has not been extensively studied. Using the example of Max, a three-and-a-half-year-old boy who has been exposed to two languages since birth, my objective is to investigate how language acquisition in a bilingual child proceeds in...

  • It takes a certain special feeling to click with robots.
    Simonite, Tom // New Scientist; 1/20/2007, Vol. 193 Issue 2587, p24 

    The article discusses researchers who have shown that a robotic hand can be made to activate the brain machinery partly responsible for empathy and learning with other humans. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego decided to see what effect robots have on mirror neurons. The...

  • Start right.
    Motluk, Alison // New Scientist; 02/26/2000, Vol. 165 Issue 2227, p14 

    Reports on a study showing that children deprived of language in their first five years never become fluent. Discussion of the issue at the February 2000 meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington D.C.; Study of healthy children who were deaf but had...

  • Language Development and Assessment in the Preschool Period.
    Conti-Ramsden, Gina; Durkin, Kevin // Neuropsychology Review; Dec2012, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p384 

    Most young children make significant progress in learning language during the first 4 years of life. Delays or differences in patterns of language acquisition are sensitive indicators of developmental problems. The dynamic, complex nature of language and the variability in the timing of its...

  • Negative Evidence in Iranian Children: How do Iranian Parents Correct Their Children's Errors?
    Birjandi, Parviz; Nasrolahi, Atefeh // Journal of Language Teaching & Research; Jul2012, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p700 

    The most acceptable assumption in the past in child language acquisition research was that parents do not correct the grammatical errors of their children. However, today scholars believe that parents use different kind of corrective responses. To address these issues, this study focuses on...

  • What did he just say?
    Birjandi, Parviz; Nasrolahi, Atefeh // Parenting; Oct2004, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p224 

    Offers advice for parents regarding the use of offending words by toddlers. Factors that influence a child's bad language; Purpose of using rhyming words on children.

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