Mark is a recognized expert and teacher in the field of speech-language pathology. His revolutionary new method, The Teaching of Talking, introduces speech-language pathologists, caregivers, and students to expert methods which help people with speaking difficulties learn to talk. Ittleman earned the nickname the speech pathologist who can make a rock talk! because of his outstanding success helping people regain the ability to speak.
His method is conversational, and he starts, in the very first therapy session, talking with his clients. Another unique feature of Mark’s method is that he invites caregivers and/or family members to join their loved one’s speech-language therapy sessions in order to learn the techniques he uses during speech therapy. He shows caregivers and family members how to continue stimulating speech and language at home. Each additional hour spent by caregivers and family members stimulating speech and language at home greatly accelerates their loved one’s success with talking or speaking again. All of these methods are included in The Teaching of Talking. We are sure that you will receive outstanding value from reading and using the techniques in this book.