According to C’s speech therapist, while he has strong visual memory and remembers a lot of things, he is unable to use them to converse with others. The first step she recommends to aid this is for us to deliberately converse with him through various topics.
Since we were in Malaysia, I wanted to bring minimal tools and resources as possible. Using the same materials for ‘This is… it’s a…“, I got C to select three fruits and placed them in the sequence (using ordinal numbers) he would like to talk about them.
It’s the first time I’m trying out conversations with C. I think it’s great that he tries very hard to come up with the four sentences. I know it’s a long way to him being able to converse freely and confidently but his perseverance just makes me want to try harder to help him achieve it.
Other social language related activities that we have done: