A think-aloud and talk-aloud approach to building language : overcoming disability, delay, and deficiency / Reuven Feuerstein, Louis H. Falik, Refael S. Feuerstein, & Krisztina Bohács ; foreword by Yvette Jackson
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Mediating Language Development: Talking and Thinking Aloud to Overcome Language Poverty, Delay, and Disability -- What Is "Mediated Self-Talk" (MST)? -- Language Stimulation and Development Through MST -- Where to Apply MST: In Everyday Life, in School, and in Therapy -- To Whom Should MST Be Directed? -- Why Do It? -- Who Can and Should Do It? -- When Should It Be Done? -- What Are the Appropriate Applications? -- Creating Conditions for Soliloquy -- 2.Theoretical Foundations for Mediated Self-Talk (MST) -- Antecedents to the Development of the Theory of Soliloquy -- The Parameters of Mediated Learning Experience (MLE) -- Mediating Early Imitative Behavior: The Movement of the Tongue as a Precursor of Language -- 3.Scientific Support: Mirror Neurons and the Neurophysiology of How and Why MST Advances Language Development -- How and Why Does MST Work? -- Critical Elements in Promoting Neural Plasticity -- The Contribution of Activity Theory to MST -- Mirror Neurons, Neural Plasticity, and Language -- Summarizing the Role of Mirror Neurons in Language Development -- 4.MST and the Structure of Language -- Orienting to the Structure of Language -- Prelinguistic Elements -- Linguistic Elements -- Building the Language Structure -- The Need to Understand and Incorporate Language Structure into MST -- Spheres of Language Development -- 5.Introducing the Child to MST -- Aspects Related to Mediated Learning Experience (MLE) -- A New Perspective on "Interaction" -- The Structural Elements of MST -- Putting MST Into Practice -- Normal Verbal Interactions Versus Remedial or Therapeutic Applications -- Directing Mediation to Linguistic Elements -- Developing Social and Empathie Awareness -- 6.Putting Soliloquy Into Practice; For Parents, Teachers, and Care Providers -- Overhearing Is the Pipeline of Soliloquy -- Where to Do It? -- Preparing for MST -- An Example of MST in a Familiar, Daily-Life Encounter -- MST in Specially Planned Experiences -- Adapting and Innovating -- The Verbal Elements of Soliloquy -- Cognitive Aspects of Verbal Formulation -- Summing Up -- 7.Beyond Soliloquy: The Child's Response -- Observing and Assessing the Child's Self-Talk -- Encouraging and Elaborating Self-Talk Activity -- Moving Away from Self-Talk -- A Hierarchy of Verbal Interaction: Soliloquy and Beyond -- 8.MST and Language Disorders -- Application of MST to Language Disorders -- Responses to Language Disorders -- Specific Language Impairment (SLI): An Example of the Effects of a Language Disorder -- 9.Language Development, Cognitive Development, and Social Development: Overcoming Developmental Delay -- The Beginnings -- The Intention -- Some Observations on the Process to This Point -- Eventually Without Limits or Boundaries -- Later Development -- The Broader Environment -- MST in Adulthood -- A Final Reflection -- 10.Applying MST to Different Needs: Brief Case Studies -- Case 1 Donald---MST as Early Intervention -- Case 2 Amy---A 10-Year-Old Girl Diagnosed as Autistic -- Case 3 Sam---Language Delay -- Case 4 Damon---An Angry Adolescent -- Summary -- 11.The Challenge and Promise of MST -- Some Early Results and Questions for the Future -- Summarizing the Process and Prospects -- Summing Up.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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