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What our hands say: Exploring gesture use in subgroups of children with language delay

This study investigated whether children with receptive-expressive and expressive-only language delay differ in their use of gesture, to examine relationships between their use of gesture, symbolic comprehension and language, and to consider implications for the nature of problems underlying different profiles of early language delay and for assessment. 60 more words

12 Months 1 Week - Initiating Socialization

You might notice this month that your child is willing to separate from you and go initiate social interaction if he/she has not done so already! 476 more words

Speech & Language Development

what is a poem?

A poem is defined as expressive language. It is an art form that allows for free verse. Poems are musical and rhythmic and uses sounds and imagery to convey meaning. 283 more words

Poems

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A poem is defined as expressive language. It is an art form that allows for free verse. Poems are musical and rhythmic and uses sounds and imagery to convey meaning. Poems use metaphors and similes and they can create a very intimate conversation between the poet and the reader. The following is a poem about poems. Poems are words a poet collects to convey messages hard to forget or to tell a truth so there are no regrets. Poems are stored in the heart and soul of poets waiting for their muses to call Poems flow like rivers through the mind and words can be sweet and sometimes unkind And if there is a cause that needs to be fought A poem can manage and never be caught without a deep thought to stimulate thinking elevate the spirit, and comfort the soul.

 

12 Months - Pretend Play Toys That are a MUST!

Happy birthday to all the one year olds out there! At the one year mark your child will begin engaging in pretend play, which is when they may use gestures, items, etc. 130 more words

Speech & Language Development

The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain

It’s easy to see the physical gaps in bilingual education when we observe how much content, receptively and expressively, is developed in our second language.   Current studies have shown, however, that as far as the brain goes, bilingualism is actually strengthening our brain. 25 more words

11 Months 2 Weeks - Learning the Concept of “No”

Now that your children are becoming more mobile you might be hearing yourself say “no” more often – or at least I do! ☺ Many children at this age are beginning to understand the concept of stopping a negative action when someone says “no”. 1,049 more words

Speech & Language Development