Early Intervention Virtual Visits - Parent Coaching Handouts for Early Language Development (Download)
If you are a speech-language pathologist providing virtual visits in Early Intervention, this handout series is for you! It contains 19 handouts to support the IFSP team (parents and providers) when working with young children who are struggling with language development.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Virtual Visit Progress Note
Virtual Visits: Tips for the Early Intervention Provider
Helping Parents Prepare for Virtual Visits
Early Intervention Virtual Visits: Tips for Parents
Checklist: Strategies to support Early Language Development
Language Strategy 1: Get Your Child's Attention Before Speaking
Language Strategy 2: Reduce Background Noise and Other Distractions
Language Strategy 3: Pair Gestures with Your Words
Language Strategy 4: Build Your Child's Vocabulary
Language Strategy 5: Use a Balance of BUSINESS TALK and EXTRA TALK
Language Strategy 6: Use SELF TALK and PARALLEL TALK
Language Strategy 7: Simplify Your Language
Language Strategy 8: Don't Anticipate Your Child's Needs
Language Strategy 9: Don't Say "Say ____"
Language Strategy 10: Provide Another Form of Communication
Language Strategy 11: Teach Your Child to Say Powerful Words
Language Strategy 12: Be Thoughtful About the Questions You Ask
Language Strategy 13: Repeat and Expand on What Your Child Says
Language Strategy 14: Pause for 3 Seconds
*For single provider use only. Please purchase the agency package if more than one provider will be using these handouts.