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Mask Up Encompass – Video

August 26, 2020  |  Parenting  |  By Encompass

Join Encompass Child Care Consultation Nurse Caitlin Young, BSN, RN, and Assistant Teacher, Morgan Kather as they share important information regarding the Washington State Mask Mandate along with tips for helping your child feel comfortable with mask-wearing. More Resources: How to Help Children Adjust to Masks How to Help Your Child Feel Good about Using […]

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Recasting – Modeling Video

December 11, 2019  |   |  By Encompass

This skill involves taking words your child uses, and adding to them so that your child is hearing more complex language. It also helps your child feel understood because you are acknowledging what they said with the words they used.

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O.W.L. – Observe, wait, listen! – Modeling Video

December 11, 2019  |   |  By Encompass

OBSERVE: Watch your child and notice what has their interest. WAIT: Wait 5-10 seconds for your child to process what they are observing. They may start talking when you wait. LISTEN: If your child talks, you can restate what they shared and affirm what they notice going on around them.

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Narrating Daily Activities – Modeling Video

December 11, 2019  |   |  By Encompass

Even before your child can talk, they are learning to listen and learning about the world around them. When you use simple language to describe daily activities, it will help your child make sense of their world. Eventually, they will learn to tell you about what’s happening around them.

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Modeling/Recasting – Modeling Video

December 11, 2019  |   |  By Encompass

Children often practice new words until they get the hang of them. Although not clearly articulated, the parent is restating the attempted word (splat) for the child in order to encourage her to keep practicing the word. This also teaches your child how to comment on what they are doing.

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Joint Book Reading – Modeling Video

December 11, 2019  |   |  By Encompass

Take turns reading and interpreting the story together. This may simply mean letting your child notice things in the book, or having the parent take the lead reading the story, pausing to ask the child what they see or provide an idea.

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