Parent-Child Book Reading as an Intervention Technique for Young Children with Language Delays

@article{Dale1996ParentChildBR,
  title={Parent-Child Book Reading as an Intervention Technique for Young Children with Language Delays},
  author={Philip S. Dale and Catherine Crain-Thoreson and Angela Notari-Syverson and Kevin N. Cole},
  journal={Topics in Early Childhood Special Education},
  year={1996},
  volume={16},
  pages={213 - 235}
}
The effect of instructing parents of children with language delays in effective joint book-reading techniques was compared with language facilitation through more general conversational instruction. Thirty-three children, 3 to 6 years of age, and their mothers participated. Parents receiving a version of Whitehurst's Dialogic Reading Training Program (Whitehurst et al., 1988) increased their use of what/who questions, open-ended questions, imitation, and expansions more than did parents… 

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