Posts tagged Language Development
4 Social Skills that will Boost Success in School
Modeling: A Super-Strategy for Language Growth
Originally posted on NY Metro Schools
Read more to learn about 4 academic skills that grow when a child’s social skills grow.
3 Skills Children Gain from Learning About Their Brain
Modeling is a super-strategy I use throughout all of my early intervention sessions. It is the #1 tool parents can use to support their child's speech and language skills. It can and should be used with any child, in any and every parent-child interaction.
So what is 'modeling' and how can you do it at home? Read more on my latest MommyBites blog!
Why Boredom Is Important for Kids
Teaching children about the brain at an early age lays the groundwork for strong self-awareness and emotional intelligence. It empowers them to feel a sense of control over what they learn and how they learn.
Recasting: A parent-friendly strategy for language development
Boredom is inevitable and teaching your child how to handle themselves during these moments can boost self-sufficiency and creativity as they get older. It is even harder today to see the value in boredom, as the ‘problem’ can be so easily tackled with YouTube. But is that healthy? If not, what can you do when your child whines “I’m bored!”?
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What is functional communication and how can you support it at home?
Recasting is one of the best ways to support language in your day-to-day routine with your child. But what is it? Why, when, and how do you do it? Find out more here!
Cooking and Communication!
Functional communication is the ability to express wants, needs, feelings, and perspectives in an effective way without relying on negative behaviors. Speech therapists and parents can work together for to teach functional communication skills to challenged communicators of all levels. Read more!
10 ways to target language and social skills in the kitchen!