Figurative language is a form of expression that uses nonliteral meanings to convey a more abstract meaning or message. There are many types, including: similes, metaphors, idioms, hyperboles, and personification.
Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are responsible for assessing, diagnosing, and treating communication and swallowing disorders for individuals of all ages. SLPs are often referred to as speech therapists.
Wordless videos for the holiday season! They are used most often in our speech therapy sessions but are purposeful for a variety of educational activities and settings! They are a fun, easy material that can be used to target a variety of skills, or just watch for your own entertainment.
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.