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February 27, 2017
Can You Follow My Directions?

Receptive language (understanding what’s said) can lag behind expressive language (actually talking). To help, play a “follow the directions” game. If your child asks for a piece of fruit, say: “I’ll help you, but first you have to show me where the refrigerator is.” Start with one or two things and see if she understands your requests.

 
 

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