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What’s Missing?

December 12, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on What’s Missing? | Filed in: Language.

Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: Common household objects or small toys Activity: Place a group of common objects on a table and give your child a few moments to study the collection. After your child has studied the group of objects, ask him to turn around. Remove one of the objects and ask your child • Read More »

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Smell

June 30, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Smell | Filed in: Language.

Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: Jars containing various strong smelling kitchen substances like cinnamon, coffee, pepper, mint, etc. Activity: Have your child close their eyes. Present an opened jar to your child to smell. Have them guess what it is.   After a guess is made, show them what is in the jar and talk about • Read More »

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Feely Box

January 5, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Feely Box | Filed in: Language.

Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: Common household objects or small toys Activity: Place a common object in a box and cover with a cloth. Let your child put his hand under the cloth and feel the object. After your child has felt the object, ask him to guess what it is. Suggested Script: What • Read More »

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Scrap Booking

May 26, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Scrap Booking | Filed in: Language.

Scrap booking can be a fun and entertaining way to elicit language or speech in all ages and abilities. Take/Get Pictures – Purchase a digital camera or use your cell phone. Take photos of events, people, etc. in the client’s life, or other interests of the client, while targeting language/speech goals. If taking pictures is too • Read More »

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