Building Language: Word Meanings

Authors:   Robyn Dower & Jan Mackey
Year:   1996
Publisher:   Helios Art & Book Co.
ISBN:   1 875852 10 7

Description:   A language programme to build
understanding and recall of words
by strengthening semantic processing.
For use: by Speech Pathologists working with adults who have dysphasia
  in cognitive-language intervention, particularly to strengthen skills in categorization and attention
  by teachers of Adult Literacy, especially at the interface between rehabilitation and community literacy courses
  in basic adult language training, including English as a second language
Features: based on cognitive neuropsychological theory
  tasks graded according to semantic factors
  user friendly for the learner and their carer/helper
  practical hints and instructions in everyday language
  individual worksheets for direct use
  enables self-directed continuation of therapy at home
  coded sheets for quick grading
  material suitable for children and adults
Sample: PDF Download some sample pages, including Contents (4.28 MB)

Words Work

Foundation Resources for
development of communication skills

Jan Mackey and Robyn Dower,
Speech Pathologists



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