Category Archives for "Communication Skills"

Speech delays, holding conversations, understanding statements/questions/needs as well as connecting with other people. Sometimes includes taking language too literally and missing sarcasm. Includes a parent/carer communicating with a teacher, school, therapist on behalf of someone with autism.

School Transitions – What You Need to Ask Special Education Needs Coordinators

Note: While the term Special Education Needs Coordinator (SENCO) is specific to the education system in the UK, the following information is valuable for any special education program. The transition to secondary school can be a challenging time for any parent, and there are a number of additional considerations for the transition from primary to […]

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Targeting Language Delays

Book review Targeting Language Delays

By Caroline Lee Many children with autism spectrum disorder need assistance with their listening, language, and whole-word reading skills. The book, Targeting Language Delays: IEP Goals & Activities for Students with Developmental Challenges, written by Speech-Language Pathologist Caroline Lee, sequentially teaches these vital skills using more than 100 goals and activities that can be used […]

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