Author: dvt

BY 18 MONTHS babies have heard 4,380 HOURS OF SPOKEN LANGUAGE and we don’t expect them to be fluent speakers YET If AAC learners only see symbols modeled for communication twice weekly for 20-30 minutes, it will take 84 YEARS for them to have the same exposure to aided language as an 18 month old has...

Verbal Routines Verbal routines are words and phrases that become predictable because you say them the same way, in the same activity, every time. E.g., “1, 2, 3”, “ready, set, go” or nursery rhymes. Anything can become a verbal routine. Why are they helpful? ● Verbal routines create...

Is it Stuttering or Dysfluency? What is a dysfluency? An interruption in smooth speech such as pause or the repetition of a sound, word, or interjection (ASHA, n.d.) What is stuttering? The most common fluency disorder, is an interruption in the flow of speaking characterized by specific types...