Register For This Course #394 Prelinguistic Skill #9 Imitates Others
This course reviewed the eleven prelinguistic skills toddlers master before language emerges and reviewed in detail the ninth skill, imitates actions, gestures, sounds, and words. This course explained the sequence of how imitation skills emerge in toddlers which is critical for helping late talkers learn to imitate. If you’re working at a level that’s well above where a child is currently functioning, progress will stall. Strategies for teaching parents how to target imitation skills at home were recommended.