Speech Therapy -> Expressive Language -> Requesting

Requesting

The ability to use language to ask for an item/action

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Goal Bank

  • Illa will imitate, then use, words to request assistance (help, open) 3 times during a session over consecutive sessions as measured by clinician data and observation to increase expressive language abilities.
  • Carlton will request an object/activity/basic need (e.g. take a break) given visual supports (e.g. field of 4-4 picture symbols) in 90% of opportunities, adjusting level of support as needed across consecutive therapy sessions as measured by clinician data and observation to increase expressive language skills.
  • During structured and unstructured activities, Florencia will use action words to verbalize basic wants & needs (e.g. stop, go, turn, want, eat) with 90% accuracy across 3 consecutive therapy sessions to increase expressive communication.
  • Given a field of 4 or more picture icons, Genia will request a highly desired item with 80% accuracy 4 times during a session without tactile assistance to increase pragmatic and language skills.
  • Scott will imitate, then use 2-word utterances with fading prompts with 90% accuracy across 3 consecutive sessions to improve expressive language skills.
  • Chadwick will use his SGD to make requests and comment with 80% accuracy given moderate assistance over 3 consecutive sessions to improve functional communication.
  • Given verbal and visual prompts, Ardelle will consistently use multi-word utterances (4+ words) for a variety of pragmatic functions (including labeling, commenting, and requesting) 9 /10 times in a session to improve expressive and pragmatic language skills as measured by data collection and observation across 3 consecutive data collection days.
  • Cory will use multiple modes of communication to appropriately protest, communicate that she is upset, and request sensory activities/break time to remain calm in 4/5 opportunities given minimal assistance across 3 consecutive sessions to increase expressive and pragmatic language skills.

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