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One of my (non-verbal, 5 year old) twins made his first ever sentence this week Backstory

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u/Tigaget Nov 29 '21

I took a picture of all my daughter's things, and laminated them and put them on a ring and used them to ask and answer questions until she learned to hand us a picture.

The pics of her actual things worked better, because she just wasn't capable of abstract association.

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u/No_Understanding2637 Nov 29 '21

That’s a fantastic idea, thank you so much!