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Nonverbal Children Make Choices and Communicate Them!
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff




Nonverbal children with or without CP can have a hard time learning how to make choices and communicate them. Play is a good way to begin learning this important lesson. Try using the Rocking Say It Play It to help. Hook up two switch-adapted toys to the two jacks, Say the name of each toy into the recorder, and tape pictures of the toys to the sides of the switch. When the child presses on the picture the word will be spoken and the toy will activate. This is real multisensory learning!
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