ix, 326 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"First published in the United Kingdom in 2013 as 'Small talk: simple ways to boost your child's speech and language development from birth' by Macmillan."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nicola's small talk technique
What is language and how does it develop?
The pre-babble phase (0-6 months)
Weaning (from 4 months)
The babble phase (6-12 months)
Single-word phase (12-18 months)
Combining words phase (18-24 months)
Language expansion (24-36 months)
Complete sentences (36-48 months)
Common parental concerns.