If you are a parent who has a child with a diagnosis of childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) and/or a child who is nonverbal and diagnosed with autism (one, the other, or both) then you will want today’s tips. The similarity here is that in both cases (or combination of cases) a child has limited to no verbal skills and is FRUSTRATED. So what do they do? They use their hands, feet and mouth to communicate in other ways. Often times these other ways come in the form of hitting, kicking, or biting. So what are you do to? Push play and let’s chat!
To access the social stories referenced in this video go here: http://littlesproutspeech.com/store/picture-guides-for-better-behavior-series-1/
Note: This is in response to Bonnie’s question regarding her 3-year-old daughter who has been in speech therapy for a year and is still engaging in aggressive behaviors.
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Hallie & Lily