Fiona is really starting to pick up receptive language skills! For example, when we say “Fiona, do you want to eat?” she knows what we are asking her. Here is a video of Fiona walking to her highchair because I’m asking her if she wants to eat:
A huge part of therapy is receptive language skills. Receptive language is the ability to to understand or comprehend language heard or read. Some examples of receptive language skills that Fiona has mastered include:
- Alerting to her name
- Localizing to noisemaking toys
- Understanding what baby, dog, mama and daddy mean.
- Understands what “open it/close it” mean
- Understands what “shake it” means