A Model for Coaching Parents to Implement Teaching Strategies With Their Young Children With Language Delay or Developmental Disabilities This article focuses on the coaching model used in the Parent-Implemented Communication Strategies (PiCS) Project. The PiCS model was used to train and coach parents to deliver naturalistic and visual teaching strategies in their homes with their young children with developmental disabilities. The foundational concepts and rationale for training and ... Article
Article  |   August 01, 2013
A Model for Coaching Parents to Implement Teaching Strategies With Their Young Children With Language Delay or Developmental Disabilities
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Article   |   August 01, 2013
A Model for Coaching Parents to Implement Teaching Strategies With Their Young Children With Language Delay or Developmental Disabilities
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, August 2013, Vol. 20, 113-112. doi:10.1044/lle20.3.112
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, August 2013, Vol. 20, 113-112. doi:10.1044/lle20.3.112

This article focuses on the coaching model used in the Parent-Implemented Communication Strategies (PiCS) Project. The PiCS model was used to train and coach parents to deliver naturalistic and visual teaching strategies in their homes with their young children with developmental disabilities. The foundational concepts and rationale for training and coaching parents to implement intervention are discussed. The PiCS coaching model was developed using best practices of early intervention and includes five steps that prepare parents to implement intervention with high quality.

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