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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: