This is a series of 24 lessons on DVD and a manual especially for paraeducators, teacher’s aides, and teachers that features skills and strategies for communicating effectively with young children who have special needs with a focus on children who are sensory impaired. Topics include recognizing and responding to communication signals, building communication into daily routines, interactive turn-taking, active vs. passive communication, choice-making, using calendar systems, encouraging peer interaction, and more. Each topic has a laminated card with lesson tips.
What Do I Do Now?: Communication Skills and Strategies for Individuals Working with Young Children Who Have Sensory Impairments
Logan, Utah : SKI-HI Institute, Department of Communicative Disorders, Utah State University : Distributed by HOPE, Inc., 2004