Areas Targeted for Intervention of Children:
AGES 2 – 5 YEARS
Increasing consonant repertoire, improving accuracy of sound production, and decreasing use of phonological processes. Enhancing phonological skills such as rhyming, blending and segmenting words.
Increasing the size of vocabulary, including verbs, pronouns, conjunctions and basic concepts. Increasing the range of semantic relationships, such as agent-action, agent-object, possessor-possession, attribute-entity and recurrence.
Morphology and Syntax:
Facilitating use of age-appropriate morphemes; especially auxiliary verbs, articles and pronouns. Increasing sentence length, complexity and varied sentence types.
Improving conversational skills, including initiating and maintaining communication, turn taking, topic maintenance and topic shifts, and making conversational repairs. Increasing flexibility of language for various contexts. Developing narrative skills.
Building emergent literacy skills, including print awareness, book awareness, understanding simple story structure, letter knowledge, and matching speech to print.