Ages: 4-10Grades: PreK-5
Establish a 400-word vocabulary in nonverbal children and lay the foundation for communicating with pictures and signs. Children learn the new vocabulary in a variety of formats so they truly comprehend the words.
The teaching methods are what most nonverbal children need–rote, systematic, and familiar. The activities progress in the hierarchy that most verbal children acquire language:
The vocabulary is divided into five themes: Home, Community, Food, School, and Animals. Each theme consists of eight units and each unit teaches 10 functional vocabulary words (total of 80 vocabulary words in each theme).
The kit includes:
Step-by-step lessons are sequenced in this hierarchical order:
COMPLETE KIT INCLUDES: 373-page manual with pre/post assessments, and printable picture cards and grids in color and black and white, plus 480 Boardmaker® picture cards on card stock, all in a sturdy storage box. (Â©2008)