About the Author:

Leslie J. Munson, PhD, is Professor Emeritus at Portland State University, Department of Special Education. Dr. Munson's areas of interest include parent–infant interaction, parents with learning difficulties, and grief of teachers related to the death of a student. She began her career as a speech-language pathologist and has worked in public schools, early intervention programs, hospitals, and public health departments. She developed a speech-language pathology program and a NICU follow-up program and has coordinated an early intervention program and a pediatric rehabilitation program. She taught at Portland State University in the Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Master's Program, Infant-Toddler Mental Health Graduate Certificate Program, and Early Childhood: Inclusive Education and Curriculum & Instruction Master's Program. She developed the Parent Infant Interaction Rating Scale and co-developed the Behavioral Health Screen and the Parent Infant Interaction Curriculum for Parents.

Leslie J. Munson, PhD 's Books

  • Developmental Parenting: A Guide for Early Childhood Practitioners

    Authors: Elizabeth Twombly, Leslie J. Munson, Lois M. Pribble

    Product Code:
    669766 (Paperback)
    ISBN:
    9781557669766 (Paperback)

    Description & More Details

    With this research-based and reader-friendly book, early childhood professionals will learn to put parents in charge of guiding their child's development—resulting in strong parent-child bonds, healthy families, and improved school readiness.

    $34.95  
  • ASQ SE 2 Learning Activities & More

    Authors: Elizabeth Twombly, Leslie J. Munson, Lois M. Pribble

    Product Code:
    669780 (Book and CD set)
    ISBN:
    9781557669780 (Book and CD set)
    Age Focus: 0-6

    Description & More Details

    Enhance the social-emotional development of infants and young children with this treasure trove of learning activities, handouts, and more! Specially developed to complement ASQ:SE-2, this essential resource makes it a snap to share practical social-emotional strategies with parents of children from birth to age 6.

    $49.95  
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