Parents as Communication Partners: An Evidence-Based Strategy for Improving Parent Support for Language and Communication in Everyday Settings This article describes the Teach-Model-Coach-Review approach for teaching parents to implement Enhanced Milieu Teaching (EMT), an evidence-based naturalistic intervention for young children with language impairment. The article discusses the evidence for parent training as an effective early language intervention approach, the principles and procedures of EMT, the empirical basis of ... Article
Article  |   August 2013
Parents as Communication Partners: An Evidence-Based Strategy for Improving Parent Support for Language and Communication in Everyday Settings
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  • Megan Y. Roberts
    Department of Special Education and Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Disclosure: Ann P. Kaiser and Megan Y. Roberts have no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
    Disclosure: Ann P. Kaiser and Megan Y. Roberts have no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.×
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Article   |   August 2013
Parents as Communication Partners: An Evidence-Based Strategy for Improving Parent Support for Language and Communication in Everyday Settings
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, August 2013, Vol. 20, 96-111. doi:10.1044/lle20.3.96
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, August 2013, Vol. 20, 96-111. doi:10.1044/lle20.3.96

This article describes the Teach-Model-Coach-Review approach for teaching parents to implement Enhanced Milieu Teaching (EMT), an evidence-based naturalistic intervention for young children with language impairment. The article discusses the evidence for parent training as an effective early language intervention approach, the principles and procedures of EMT, the empirical basis of the Teach-Model-Coach-Review approach, and the skills needed to implement this approach.

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