Teaching language to non-verbal children


 Sometimes parents focus so much on their children acquiring “speech” that they neglect to focus on what is even more important: “communication.”


This article at Autism Speaks has some very good suggestion for encouraging language development in nonverbal children and adolescents with autism, including:


1. Encouraging play and social interaction


2. Imitate your child


3. Focus on nonverbal communication


Read more at: http://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2013/03/19/seven-ways-help-your-nonverbal-child-speak


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