PROMPT© Bridging Course will be held at the Falls Church office May 3-5, 2024. For questions, please contact Danielle Weis.

Opening in PEERS® group Tuesdays at 5:30pm. Contact Melissa Friedberg – Hanen parent groups forming. Contact Amanda Compton

Putting Therapy Into Practice

While getting dressed, taking a bath, or brushing your teeth, talk with your child about different body parts and their functions (e.g. eyes to see, mouth to talk/eat). Use a fun song for bath time: “This is the way we wash our hair, wash our hair, wash our hair, This is the way we wash our hair, when we take a bath.” Try leaving off the last word for your child to fill in “This is the way we wash our ______!”

Monthly Activity

Snack time!

You will need:

Start by cutting the apple into thin slices. Spread a spoonful of peanut/soy nut butter on one side of each apple slice. Place little marshmallows over the peanut/soy nut butter to make teeth. Top the marshmallows with the other apple slice (nut butter down) to make a smiling mouth!

 

Talk about:

Kathleen’s recommended Toy/Activity

Playing grocery store is great for pretend play and imitating something we do on a weekly (sometimes more frequently) basis. You can use real or plastic food, a shopping bag, toy grocery cart, play cash register and even make pretend money. You can encourage the following concepts into your play:

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