Children naturally use gestures and signs as it helps them to express themselves. When adults use gestures with them, that also helps them to learn the meanings of words.
Parents often have many questions about hand dominance. Hand dominance or hand preference refers to the consistent choice of using one hand over the other for a skilled activity.
Theory of Mind is the ability to understand the beliefs, intentions, desires and emotions of oneself or in others.
As time has passed, ABA has evolved beyond DTT and a good programme should involve instances of ’incidental teaching’, an approach that provides structured learning opportunities within the natural environment by using the child’s interests and natural motivation.
Children move from using only single words and then begin to put two words together. Expansion and extension are two ways for you to help your child develop their expressive language.