Monday, August 15, 2011
6:16 PM | Posted by Unknown |
Visual Supports - Sentence Strips
Today I want to talk about a visual support -- sentence strips. Sentence strips are a great visual aid for working on asking/answering questions appropriately. What defines appropriately?
- - Asking questions in the correct grammatical order -- "Can I have more please?" instead of "I can have more please?"
- - Using questions to request for action and/or information -- if your child needs something, do they ask you with a question or simply tell you? (Think: "Juice please" versus "Can I have juice please?")
- - Asking questions in conversation -- if your child has trouble thinking of things to talk to others about, conversational skills can be targeted by giving your child some visual supports on topics/questions they can discuss with others
- - Answering questions in conversation -- if you ask a question, does your child respond appropriately?
* Keep in mind that certain types of questions (ex: Why) are not a skill that we expect very young children to be able to answer/ask appropriately... your SLP (or you, as an SLP!) will have to determine if this is an area that needs to be a focus in therapy.
Here are some pictures as well as a video showing sentence strips...
0 comments:Post a Comment
Let's talk! Check the right hand side for links to recent and older blog posts. See above for informational pages and my Amazon.com Associates store.
Thanks for stopping by!
- amazing children least dangerous assumption
- facebook business therakids blog
- pediatric dysphagia
- product review
- report Medicaid
- response to intervention
- SOAP notes
- speech therapy
- time timer
- visual support
- website blog