Using Social Games like Peek-a-boo with Toddlers:
Learning to play a social game like Peek-a-boo is CRITICAL first step in helping a child learn to understand and use words.
Click here for the article I posted earlier this week listed step-by-step instructions for teaching a child to play Peek-a-boo.
Here’s a link to an article with even more ideas for [...]
Playing peek-a-boo is a time-honored ritual between babies and parents. Many times parents of young children with developmental delays miss out on this fun because they’re not sure how to modify the game for a toddler with special needs.
A mom may have instigated peek-a-boo a few times to try to quiet her fussy baby, but when her child didn’t seem to understand [...]
Here’s a preview of my Winter Therapy Guide:
This Winter Therapy Guide is filled with ideas for working with small groups of young children. It’s great for:
· Speech pathologists and other therapists who see toddlers or young preschoolers in settings like early intervention, daycare, or preschool classrooms.
· SLPs who work with toddlers at home with their [...]
Here’s the latest Therapy Tip of the Week:
For more information about the Winter Therapy Guide, click here.
Here’s my latest Therapy Guide from teachmetotalk.com and myei2.com!
If you’ve liked my DVDs and Therapy Tip of the Week clips, then this Therapy Guide is for you! Therapy Guides are PERFECT for parents or therapists who want immediate information without waiting for a DVD to arrive in the mail! It’s an ideal solution for those who [...]
I’m launching a brand new feature here on teachmetotalk.com with the release of our very first Therapy Guide just in time for Christmas.
What’s a Therapy Guide?
teachmetotalk.com’s Therapy Guide consists of two components for helping you learn to work with a young child with a language delay or disorder.
First you’ll receive access to an instructive [...]
Here’s this week’s Therapy Tip of the Week:
Farm Animal Ideas
This week’s segment provides ideas for using farm animals during play with toddlers to target language.
Animals are universally appealing to young children, even for kids who live in metropolitan areas!
Use this natural interest to keep a child engaged while teaching new words. Focus on teaching words [...]
Therapy Tip of the Week is back…. from our new office too!
Helping Toddlers Learn to Identify Pictures
Watch for practical ways for helping toddlers learn to point to pictures on request.
If a toddler doesn’t understand many words yet, stick to objects first!
If a child isn’t letting you read WITH him or her, then you’ll know [...]
teachmetalk.com is so excited to announce the release of the new book Building Verbal Imitation in Toddlers in early May 2012.
Read the following description of the “theory” behind this approach written by Laura Mize, pediatric speech-language pathologist and founder of teachmetotalk.com:
Imitation is the core skill that many late talkers, regardless of their official diagnosis, [...]
Below is an excerpt from my book Teach Me To Talk: The Therapy Manual.
This is the first response I give to any mom who asks, “What can I do to help my toddler learn more words?”
Teach USABLE Words and Teach by DOING
“The brain learns best through exploration and interaction with real people!” ~ [...]