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The following are some of the general strategies SLPs may suggest that ECSE teachers use in the classroom to facilitate language skills and learning for children with LLD:
1. Simplify questions using simple sentence structures when addressing the student.
2. Simplify directions by shortening them, using simpler syntactic forms, and using visual cues to facilitate auditory processing.
3. Require the student to repeat directions to ensure that directions are understood.
4. Provide extra time to process information and organize thoughts before expecting the student to answer a question.
5. Provide extra time to complete assignments, homework, and exams to compensate for processing difficulties.
6. Speak clearly and somewhat more slowly to allow
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Provide cues to facilitate the retrieval of words when the student is experiencing word-finding difficulties. Cues can be phonological (for example, providing the student with the initial sound(s) of words, such as “It starts with the sound /z/”) or semantic (for example, providing the student with the referent’s category name, such as “It is an animal,” or with another referent from the same category, such as “It is like a dog”).Provide additional instruction and an emphasis on phonological awareness. Activities in which students match words with the same initial sound(s), produce words with one sound left out, and reverse the sounds in words may help overcome phonological deficits that may underlie reading difficulties. Explicitly explain instructions. For example, state the topic of the lesson; outline the lesson; write important information on the board; and use pictures, diagrams, and charts to support the information provided auditorily.
9. Provide additional instruction and an emphasis on phonological awareness. Activities in which students match words with the same initial sound(s), produce words with one sound left out, and reverse the sounds in words may help overcome phonological deficits that may underlie reading difficulties. Explicitly explain instructions. For example, state the topic of the lesson; outline the lesson; write important information on the board; and use pictures, diagrams, and charts to support the information provided
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