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What’s Different?

October 8, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on What’s Different? | Filed in: Language.

Time: 20 minutes Materials: hat, belt, scarf, sunglasses, and jewelry Activity: Have your child study you for a few moments, then walk out of the room and change something about your appearance. Return and ask your child to guess what is different about you. Suggested Script: Keep it obvious for young children like taking off • Read More »

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Scavenger Hunt

July 8, 2015 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Scavenger Hunt | Filed in: Language.

Time: 20 – 30 minutes Materials: Different items from around the house. Suggestions include envelope, ruler, measuring spoon, paint brush, cookie cutter, etc. Activity: Give your child a list of items to find. The list may be written, pictures, or verbal. Have your child look for the items. When the items are found, talk about • 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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Using Digital Photos to Teach Language

May 7, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Using Digital Photos to Teach Language | Filed in: Communication, Language, Making Materials.

Children LOVE to see photos of themselves so take pictures and make learning activities! ¬†Here are some ideas: Play Bingo with the students pictures Show part of the photo and try to guess who it is Sort boys/girls Use digital disguises (hat/glasses/jewelry) Delete the eyes and mouth, print, and then use manipulatives to change expressions • Read More »

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