Language can be Literal and Language can sometimes be Figurative. It is difficult for some individuals to have a clear understanding of the metaphorical translations of idioms. SpeechPage offers FUN, INTERACTIVE, ILLUSTRATED materials designed to help with the understanding of the literal meaning behind the the figurative nature of idioms!
THIS IS A COMBO OF OUR TWO IDIOM SETS! EACH SET HAS THREE SpeechPages with EIGHT different Colorful Fun ILLUSTRATED IDIOM laminated cards velcroed on them! THAT IS SIX TOTAL SPEECHPAGES WITH A TOTAL 48 DIFFERENT IDIOM CARDS! Your client looks at the displayed IDIOM card and a discussion can take place about the meaning of the IDIOM. Then when ready the client removes the velcro card to reveal the LITERAL DEFINITION with another illustration of the true meaning!
THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND SpeechPage Exclusive PRODUCT!
Designed and illustrated by a Speech Language Pathologist with over 25 years of experience!
Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder
Difficulty in the following areas:
• Using communication to interact socially, appropriate to context
• Adjusting language for different conversational partners and situations
• Participating in different types of discourse, providing repair when needed, and using nonverbal cues effectively
• Comprehending jokes, idioms, metaphors, and other types of language that require an understanding of nonliteral or figurative forms
(American Psychiatric Association, 2013)
SUGGESTIONS ONLY! Recommendations for appropriate Speech Language Therapy, and therapy materials can only be made by a qualified Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) following a formal multi-factored Speech and Language evaluation. There are many different aspects of the individual's abilities and degrees of severity of communication abilities, methods, and differences that must first be determined through formal evaluation by a qualified professional before selection of materials or methods of therapy.