Research

Parent-Implemented Enhanced Milieu Teaching with Preschool Children Who Have Intellectual Disabilities

This paper discusses a comparison of the effects of enhanced milieu teaching (EMT) implemented by parents and therapists versus therapists only on the language skills of preschool children with intellectual disabilities (IDs), including children with Down syndrome and children with autism spectrum disorders (Kaiser & Roberts, 2013).

Performance of African American Preschool Children from Low-Income Families on Expressive Language Measures

This paper discusses the relationship between chronological age and performance, and the relationship between maternal education and language abilities (Qi, Kaiser, Marley, & Milan, 2012).

Assessing the Effects of a Parent-Emplemented Language Intervention for Children with Language Impairments Using Empirical Benchmarks: A Pilot Study

This paper reports astudy that investigated the extent to which a parent-implemented language intervention improves language skills in toddlers at risk for persistent language impairment (LI) as compared with a group of typically developing toddlers (Roberts & Kaiser, 2012).

Assessment of Single-Word Production for Children under Three Years of Age: Comparison of Children with and without Cleft Palate

This paper reports comparative phonological assessment results for children with cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) to typically developing peers using an evaluation tool for early phonological skills (Scherer, Williams, Stoel-Gammon, & Kaiser, 2012).

The Use of Play Expansions to Increase the Diversity and Complexity of Object Play in Young Children with Disabilities

The purpose of this study was to determine if an intervention consisting of contingently imitating play, modeling expansions of play actions, and describing play actions increased the diversity of object play in young children with disabilities (Frey & Kaiser, 2010).

Applying Evidence-Based Practices to Support Communication with Children Who Have Autism Spectrum Disorders

This article describes early intervention to support communication development for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Kaiser, Nietfeld, & Roberts, 2010).

Enhanced Milieu Teaching with Phonological Emphasis for Children with Cleft Lip and Palate

This chapter describes early intervention for language and communication for young children with Cleft Lip and Palate (Scherer & Kaiser, 2010).

Older Siblings’ Use of Responsive Interaction Strategies and Effects on Their Younger Siblings with Down Syndrome

This paper describes intervention for increasing responsiveness in younger siblings with Down Syndrome by using research-based interaction strategies (Trent, Kaiser, & Frey, 2007).

Teaching Parents Communication Strategies

This article explains strategies interventionists can use to help parents support their children’s communication development (Kaiser, Hancock, & Trent, 2007).

Communication Intervention for Young Children with Disabilities:  Naturalistic Approaches to Promoting Development

This chapter describes early intervention for language and communication and the effects on young children with disabilities (Kaiser & Trent, 2007).

Early Intervention for Children with Cleft Palate

This study explores early language intervention for children with cleft palate and answers frequently asked questions from parents about cleft palate (Scherer & Kaiser, 2007).

Enhanced Milieu Teaching

This article outlines Enhanced Milieu Teaching (EMT), the primary language intervention employed by the KidTalk Project (Hancock & Kaiser, 2006).

Teaching Functional Communication Skills

This chapter describes naturalistic approaches, including EMT, to teaching functional communication skills (Kaiser & Grim, 2005).

Teaching Parents New Skills to Support Their Young Children’s Development

A discussion of more effective parent strategies for children with developmental disabilities (Kaiser & Hancock, 2003).

The Effects of Trainer-Implemented Enhanced Milieu Teaching on the Social Communication of Children with Autism

This study examines the effects of Enhanced Milieu Teaching on the social communication skills of preschool children with autism when delivered by trained interventionists (Hancock & Kaiser, 2002).

Improving the Social Communication Skills of at-risk Preschool Children in a Play Context

This study was designed to examine the effects of a three-component intervention on the social-communicative interactions of children at risk for language delays and behavior problems (Craig-Unkefer & Kaiser, 2002).

The Effects of Parent-Implemented Enhanced Milieu Teaching on the Social Communication of Children who have Autism

This study examines the effects of training parents to use Enhanced Milieu Teaching with children with autism or PDD (Kaiser, Hancock, & Nietfeld, 2000).

 


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