The Girl With a Thousand Descriptors
Updated: Jan 19
Like charades with words...
"Ms. DJ. I went to the store yesterday with mommy, and I pushed it." I, of course, had some idea of what the "it" was, but I began to ask a litany of questions to gather information for her, so she could recall the correct word.
Nina had a severe language impairment and word retrieval and general knowledge was a challenge. It also greatly affected her overall reading skills, including fluency and comprehension. Hence began the questions: