Excellent idea. I love this post because it gives a toy suggestion while including language development. This is very useful! Thank you Journey to the Finish Line!
Here is how I plan to organize these posts:
Each will have a brief description of the types of language we as Speech Therapists often evaluate: Receptive Language, Expressive Language and Pragmatics, or the social aspect of language. Following that I’ll include a toy description. Finally, its onto the good stuff: a few ideas (not meant to be all encompassing, because that would honestly take me hours), on how you can use said toy to stimulate language. Pictures will be included as well.
So here we go:
Receptive Language (what we understand) – this is the ability to listen and understand what is communicated by another person. In the Early Intervention age range (birth to 3) some examples would include: following simple directions, the ability to identify objects from a group, the ability to point to objects in pictures etc. In infants an example can be as simple as turning…
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