ALWAYS PRESUME COMPETENCE!

At the end of the year, I wrote in my year-end review that I believed a non-verbal, 7-year-old student I work with would acquire verbal skills in the coming year. Just recently, after practicing the “m” sound with him for over a year, he suddenly mastered it. Building on the sounds he already makes, I had pointed out …

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