Feeding Therapy -> Augmentative and Alternative Communication -> Unaided Communication

Unaided Communication

Unaided modes of communication include nonspoken means of natural communication (including gestures and facial expressions) as well as manual signs and American Sign Language (ASL). These modes of communication often require adequate motor control and communication partners who can interpret the intended message.

Resources

  • Let's Talk About Food preview

    Let's Talk About Food 2

    Gabriella Cousino, M.S., CF-SLP

    The "Let's Talk about Food" resource is designed for use in feeding therapy. How to use the resource: • Visual aids for feeding therapy. • Building language (i.e. commenting, requesting, refusal, e...

    Includes activity list
  • 16 Gestures By 16 Months preview

    16 Gestures By 16 Months 7

    Bethany Ayer

    Research has found the development of gestures is a language predictor. From 9-16 months, children should be learning at least two additional gestures per month. Here is a helpful guide of typical ...