Word Finding

Kathryn J. Tomlin
  • Ages 16 - Adults
  • Grades 11 - Adult
  • Pages 189
  • Format 8.5" x 11"
  • Product Code 31634 ( MR #065525 )

Price $54.00

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Help clients meet their goals for mid- to high-level complexity word retrieval. This book offers plenty of strategies and repetition to meet diverse client needs.

These ready-to-use activities tap into many facets of cognitive-linguistic processing that contribute to word retrieval:

- vocabulary
- reasoning
- problem solving
- deduction
- convergent thinking
- divergent thinking
- thought flexibility
- logic
- general knowledge
- creativity

The activities are organized into five skill areas:
• Answering Questions—general information questions require short-answer responses
• Building Categorization Skills—name items by category and add items to a category
• Using Word Relationships—work with opposites, synonyms, and homonyms
• Using Word Strategies—variety of approaches to stimulate word retrieval: use word puzzles, chaining, letter and syllable cues, definitions, and rhymes.
• Naming and Selecting Pictures—name pictures and select pictures by the letter they begin with

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