What does a language disability impact?
A language disability may impact: listening comprehension, reading comprehension, written expression, understanding and using new vocabulary, story problems, multiple step processes, conversational skills, understanding social rules, and building social relationships.
What can I do to help at home?
- Play board games. This is a wonderful way to develop listening skills and problem solving.
- Talk about categories.
- Pizza, ice cream, and french fries are all the same because they are ____________ ? (foods)
- How many pets can you think of?
- Bus, pig, airplane, and truck. Which one doesn't fit?
- Talk about object function.
- What do you do with scissors?
- Tell me something you use for coloring.
- Describe how objects look and feel.
- Read together.
- Look at the pictures and tell your own story.
- Make predictions throughout the story.
- Talk about the characters and setting.
- Identify the problem and solution.
- Think of a new title for the story.
- Look for new or unfamiliar words.
- Help students build social relationships.
- Shorten directions or provide visual support for steps.
- Never assume humor, sarcasm, or non-verbal cues are understood.