Speech Therapy -> Expressive Language -> Function

Function

The specific use of an item or object (ex: scissors = cut paper).

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Goal Bank

  • Given structured therapy materials and decreasing prompts/cues, Clair will demonstrate improved expressive vocabulary by a) describing 4 attributes of pictures or objects and b) naming categories and category items, and c) identifying/describing an object's function, with 90% accuracy, in 4 consecutive sessions as measured by SLP observation and data collection taken during each therapy session.
  • Dortha will identify and/or name functions of familiar objects with fading prompts to improve vocabulary skills with 90% accuracy over 5 consecutive sessions.
  • Leon will state how 4 things go together with fading prompts with 90% accuracy over 4 consecutive sessions to improve receptive and expressive language skills.
  • During structured clinical tasks/target words, Kelley will produce a variety of consonant-vowel combinations including CVC, CVCV, CVCVC at the word, word, word, and word-level and then progress to spontaneous productions, without prompting, in order to increase his ability to make his wants/needs known, with 80% accuracy across 3 treatment sessions.
  • Lucas will define the function of a pictured object (e.g. spoon, coat, crayon), given decreasing verbal and visual prompts, with 90% accuracy across 3 consecutive sessions to improve language expression.