Apraxia Keep Talking 3 was created to help with building utterances (MLU) for individuals with apraxia, articulation disorders, and expressive language disorders. This activity combines a subject, verb, article/preposition, and object to create phrases and sentences. You can start with “bunny”, “a bunny”, “see a bunny”, “I see a bunny”, and then to “The girls saw the bunny”.
Included in this Apraxia building utterances Keep Talking 3:
Subjects - including pronouns and basic subjects.
Verbs - being verbs, visit, read, go, and fly in present, present progressive, past, and future tenses.
Articles & Feeling Words - There is a set of articles and 16 feeling words (prepositions and some prepositions with articles).
Objects - American landmarks, US States (for work on multisyllabic words), 30 k words (initial, medial, final), and 30 g words (initial, medial, final).
The parts of speech are color coded (modified Fitzgerald key) for additional cueing. Also included are blank color coded cards so that you can make your own words. I use this system with the created object cards as well as mass produced articulation card sets.
There are also full color and find and color activities for each position of k and g. There are 3 color activities for the multisyllabic words (US Landmarks and US States).
Expanding the length of utterance:
You can start with “Space Needle”, “the Space Needle”, “visit the Space Needle”, “I visit the Space Needle”, and then to “The girls will visit the Space Needle”.
To put together:
Cut the subject, verb, article/preposition, and blend cards. Laminate the cards for more stability. Combine the parts of speech and bind them with a circle clip or binder. I like to use circle clips so I can change out the card sets. See www.agiftofspeech.com
for examples of how to use this product and pictures of the finished product.
Don't forget to check out our Keep Talking 2 for s-blends and l-blends
Don't forget to check out our Keep Talking 1 for CVCV, CVCVCV, and multisyllabic words.
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