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My Calm Down Strategies

December 30, 2021 by txinsights.
This handout provides strategies to reduce anxiety and overwhelm and effectively communicate to parents, caregivers, and other adults when they need a break. Includes 5 visual cards for calm down strategies, as well as a blank square that you can use to create an individualized strategy for the child.
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Multi-Syllabic Words Play-Dough Mats

December 30, 2021 by txinsights.
This therapy activity invites children to smash play-dough while engaging with the different syllables and sounds of words. Inclues 4 sets of 2-syllable words, 2 sets of 3-syllable words, and 4 sets of 4-syllable words.
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Modeling Language with AAC

December 30, 2021 by txinsights.
This therapy intervention task is designed for pediatric clinicians working with children to use AAC devices to effectively communicate wants, needs, and ideas. The printable resource includes a PDF with instructions on how to model language using AAC and includes a quick practice board with the words “want,” “go,” “stop,” “help,” “turn,” and “more.”
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Mealtime Communication Mat

December 29, 2021 by txinsights.
Feeding therapy or mealtimes in general can be stressful for children with sensory processing issues or communication difficulties. Use this communication mat during snack, meals, or feeding therapy to model language for early learners.
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Types of Gestures in Pediatric Development

December 29, 2021 by txinsights.
This handout defines the difference between deictic gestures and representational gestures with guidelines on typical development guidelines for the pediatric population.
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Book Activities Pack: Giraffes Can’t Dance

December 29, 2021 by txinsights.
Giraffes Can’t Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it’s harder for a giraffe than you would think. Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend. With light-footed […]
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