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SPEECH THERAPY TREATMENT/INTERVENTION
RECEPTIVE LANGUAGE (UNDERSTANDING LANGUAGE)
What is Receptive language?
Receptive language means understanding symbolic meaning. Simply put, instances like:
Dad holding his keys means that we are going out
Red light means stop
Siren means ambulance
Everybody sits over dining table means that we are going to have food
Waiting for my turn if someone is occupied swing in the park
Change in voice tone implies that its anger
Circle shape red color fruit is Apple
Concept: Based on colour, Shape, textures
How it can be identified?
Difficulty understanding questions that are asked to them
Confuses with different “wh-” question words. For example, if you ask the child a “what” question, they may respond with a person instead of an object.
Have trouble in understanding vocabulary words.
Have trouble with any activity that involves listening, especially language-heavy tasks.
Difficulty in learning new concepts
EXPRESSIVE LANGUAGE (LINK BETWEEN WORDS AND LANGUAGE)
What is expressive language?
Usage of words, sentences and gestures
Example: Retell a story
Why it is needed?
To express needs and wants
To express ideas
To interact with people
How it can be identified?
Difficulty in naming nouns
Not speaking in two to three words or in a sentence
Use jargon speech
Lack of flow in speech
Difficulty in finding words to express ideas or thoughts
Difficulty in retelling a story
Pre-requisite skills needed to develop language skills:
Attention and Concentration
Parental Tips to develop language skills:
Acquire the child’s eye contact before giving them instruction.
Give Minimal Instructions
Use simple Language
Encourage Declarative Communication
Break the instructions: Instead of “Get your shoes and your bag and give it to mummy, say “Get your shoes.” When the child has followed that instruction, say “Now get your bag” then “OK, now you can go give it to mummy”.
First/Then concepts e.g. “First get your bag, and then put on your shoes”).
Give Physical prompt along with verbal commands.
Highlight the words you want your child to learn
Exaggerate Facial expressions while playing hide and seek
Get face to face with the child when talking so that the child can watch your mouth to imitate how to produce words.
Picture Description: collect pictures of the sequence of events and make up a story about the pictures.
Encourage functional communication through play saying hello bye with animals.
Working on a different concept like YES/NO, THERE/NOT THERE, Know/ GUESS/THINK
Initiating Topic Conversation
Sustaining Topic Conversation
Declarative Communication (Communication not in a scripted manner)
Ask questions about what is happening in a story and why it is occurring.
Prasanjit Aliv Ku. Barik
Audiologist & Speech Therapist
Regd No-A39999, RCI (BASLP)
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