Tag Archives: Receptive language

How to teach your child to understand WH questions

  ANSWERING WHAT QUESTIONS IN REFERENCE TO ACTIONS:  (FOR EXAMPLE: WHAT AM I DOING?) Asking questions to your little one will help to elicit language….and also will help in their understanding of language……however…you have to be sure of what your expectationsare and … Continue reading

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Teach me to understand…teach me to follow directions.

Just the other day I had a few questions from parents regarding their little one’s understanding of language and following directions…more specifically…what is a good starting point when working on following directions.  If you suspect that your child is having … Continue reading

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How to improve your child’s ability to follow a gross motor direction

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CHILD’S ABILITY TO FOLLOW A GROSS MOTOR DIRECTION: “If you’re happy and you know it“   Everyone is familiar with this song…I think it is pretty safe to say…..and what a great song to work on … Continue reading

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Tying action with words to improve understanding in children

TEACH ME TO UNDERSTAND       READY, SET…….ACTION!   When I am working with a little one on understanding skills….it is important that they learn that they have to “listen to understand.”   Some children will listen….they hear you…..but they … Continue reading

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Following directions…listening…waiting…taking turns…compliance and flexibility.

  One of my biggest challenges at times can be a little one’s compliance and flexibility…her ability to actually attend to the task…and be flexible and tolerate certain expectations.  Now of course the receptive component in a little one’s overall … Continue reading

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