Ages: 12-22Grades: 7-Adult
Use narrative-based language intervention to help clients improve their interactions with friends and co-workers. These illustrated lessons are for teens and adults with developmental disabilities, autism, and/or English Language Learners.
These language intervention lessons teach clients how to generate narratives while focusing on listening, expression, vocabulary, grammar, and conversation skills. The materials use a strategy similar to the Teaching Tales model used with clients with autism (Blank, McKirdy, & Payne, 1997). This approach lets you target a variety of speech and language skills based on client need.
The book has 25 lessons to help clients enter the workforce, such as a job interview, arriving at work, and the work routines of an automobile detailer, a dining room attendant, a stock clerk, and more. Each lesson consists of a four-part picture sequence (i.e., a routine) and a corresponding page of language stimuli. Three levels of language stimuli let you easily adapt the lesson to your client's needs:
Every lesson uses a sequence of:
55 pages • 8.5 x 11, spiral • ©2008