teaching parents and teachers to scaffold children
Generalization in Classroom
more natural - least restrictive environment
provide 1 month of intensive services then take a week or two off, then repeat
Transitions between IFSP & IEP
have current/future teachers talk involve parents give recommendations
Tests for language comprehension & production
*many different items at each age level for "Auditory Comprehension" & "Expressive Communication" *Identify colors of crayons *point to "the white kitten that is sleeping" *Names described object *Answers questions logically *Uses possessives
*Battery of tests *Core Language - Receptive Language - Expressive Language - Language Content - Language Structure
comprehension of entire sentence - child is pointing not talking
*production of language *child finishes sentence
What is this?
Concepts & Following Directions
*point to the...
Word Classes - Receptive
*What goes together, and how?
Language Sample Types
During a language sample ask...
open ended questions!
Types of narratives
story from book/movie personal story wordless picture book
Scaffolding during reading
comment on child's interests ask questions respond to utterances by adding more information
print focused cues
"Show me how to hold the book so I can read" "Do I read this way or that way?" "Where is the last word on the page?
where is the front of this book?
Concept of word
show me just one word on this page
where is the letter B on this page?
*Character: "Who is that?" *Perceptual: "what color is his hat? *Action "What is the mom doing in this picture?"
the awareness of sound structure of a language
Develop Rhyming Skills
*ask if 2 words rhyme *make up rhyming words *write word family stories
Develop Awareness of Syllables
tap or clap syllables
Develop Segmentation Skills
*show alphabet letter, find picture of words that start with target sound *Do word pairs begin/end with the same sound?