This is a free (our favorite) resource containing activities for targeting pragmatic language goals, including both verbal and nonverbal skills. This includes initiating communication, eye contact, and maintaining a conversation
Fringe words, also known as fringe vocabulary, refer to words specific to a topic, individual, or environment. While core words make up about 80% of our everyday language. fringe words make up about 20% of it.
Amy Chea, MPA, works for LIIF, a community development financial institution. She answers our questions about her role in providing funding to early care and education providers and so much more.
The silver lining of this pandemic? Using AAC devices in changing times means using AAC devices in natural contexts and for very meaningful and purposeful ways.
Executive functioning involves attention, information processing, flexible and purposeful behavior, and goal setting. We use our executive functions all day every day, which is why they are important skills to develop.