A Grab Bag of Strategies for Children With Mild Communication Deficits

Ganz, Jennifer B.; Cook, Katherine E.; Earles-Vollrath, Theresa L.
January 2007
Intervention in School & Clinic;Jan2007, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p179
Academic Journal
The article discusses strategies that special education teachers can employ in the education of children with mild communication and social skills deficits. Strategies discussed include incidental, or milieu, teaching, visual or cognitive scripts, self-monitoring, peer imitation, and pictorially based stories. The authors present summaries, steps of implementation, and examples of each teaching strategy. It is concluded that these interventions connect special educational research with practice. Resources for each intervention are provided.


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