AAC group therapy serves as a great way to promote a variety of communication modalities with multiple individuals at once. Group programming encourages natural, social exchanges and members can also benefit from observing others who are using different forms of AAC.
Play skills are significant when it comes to a child’s speech and language development. Play provides some of the earliest opportunities for a child to develop social skills and to form symbolic relationships. These areas serve for later developing higher-level language functions.
Expressive language is the language that we produce or use to communicate messages. One’s primary expressive language system can look different depending on the individual. We will talk about how phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics play a role in expressive language.
The 5 domains of language include: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Why are they important for therapy and language development? We will discuss why!
Work on receptive, expressive, and pragmatic language as you use this themed scavenger hunt at home, in school, or with books and videos. Can also be used by individuals who use high tech AAC devices.
Snapshot of pragmatic language definition and populations affected by pragmatic language difficulties, as well as examples of goals, therapy activities, and ways to support it as carryover
Many individuals with autism or development disabilities have pragmatic language delays or disorders. Read more to find out how to support their development in this area!