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Jane's Learning Plans

Jane's Learning Plans

By Jane Knerr
Jane shares Language Learning tips and her secrets for teaching children to communicate.
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Multimodal Communication Episode #11

Jane's Learning Plans

Episode #22 - Being Prepared in an Emergency
It should go without saying that being prepared with your child in an emergency can be critical to safety. In this episode, Jane discusses a few things that can really help you and your child be more prepared.  
October 19, 2020
Episode #21 Fall "Seasonal" Core Words
Jane talks about building seasonal core words into a fun routine and give some tips with examples.
October 15, 2020
Episode #20 Being A Communication Detective
In this episode Jane talks about the different stages of figuring out exactly where your child is at with their communication in order to plan for advancing to the next level. 
October 4, 2020
Quick Tip Series #4 Pre-Language Skills - Taking Turns
Jane talks about what she feels is one of the foundational skills before language - turn taking. 
September 23, 2020
Episode #18 Fun Day Friday "On the Farm"
Jane talks about how to use farm themed activities to build communication.
September 20, 2020
Episode #17 The Difference between Speech Language & Communication
Jane takes a deep dive into explaining the difference between speech language (verbal) & communication with children. 
September 17, 2020
Plains Trains & Automobiles Episode #16
Jane explains play time and the use of props and of core words while using different techniques and tools. 
August 13, 2020
Fun Day Friday! Episode #15
Jane goes over ways to integrate learning into fun time and play.
July 25, 2020
What is Augmentative & Alternative Communication? Episode #14
Jane explains what Augmentative & Alternative Communication is and why "it should" or "should not" be considered when teaching a child to communicate. 
July 15, 2020
Would a child benefit from using AAC? Episode #13
If your child cannot express ideas, thoughts, and feelings to those around them, they will benefit from Augmentative Communication systems. 
July 15, 2020
Finding The Good In Everyday Episode #12
Jane talks about the importance to celebrate the smallest of victories when working with your child. 
June 30, 2020
Multimodal Communication Episode #11
Jane explains how using multiple forms of communication can enable the child to express themselves more easily. This encourages the child and and the parent, but can also lead to faster learning. 
June 30, 2020
Why consider Alternative & Augmentative Communication? Episode #10
Jane explains that it's just like learning any new language, and that Alternative and Augmentative communication come with some factors to consider. The ability level of the instructor and user, the complexity of the mode of communication selected, and the amount of exposure, opportunity and instruction necessary to learn them.  
June 23, 2020
Happy Father's Day Episode #9
Jane discusses the importance of the Fathers & Mothers in the Childs life and talks about ways to say "I love You". The mother usually carries a lot of the leaning interaction with the child, but the fathers interaction is just as important. 
June 21, 2020
Remnant Books Episode #8
Jane explains how remnant books are so important to build associations and story telling, especially in non-verbal or delayed talking children. 
June 15, 2020
Let's Go to the Beach Episode #7
Jane explains how using themes can be used to develop receptive and expressive language in children. The theme discussed in this podcast is "Going to the Beach", where Jane describes a clever way to bring the beach to your home. 
June 12, 2020
Behavior is Communication Episode #6
In this episode, Jane explains how to read non-verbal communication out of children that have limited speech. And, how to become a communication detective and why that's important to a child's progress.  
June 9, 2020
Quick Tip Series #3 "Power of Pause"
Jane explains the Power of Pause and what that means to child development and language learning. 
May 29, 2020
Go Build a Fort! Episode #5
Jane talks about what can be learned from creating things from what's around the house like "Building a Fort"!
May 22, 2020
Quick Tip Series #2 "Games"
Jane talks about the engagement and learning with children and games.
May 20, 2020
Quick Tip Series #1 - NationalSLP Day
Jane talks about the importance of "Play" time and incorporating teaching into that. 
May 19, 2020
The Critical Bridge In Learning Episode #4
The spirit of a child, or any human being for that matter, can flourish or be broken by the words that we use to teach them! Jane explains the most important intangible in teaching and receiving communication. 
May 15, 2020
Jane's Learning Plans Episode #3
Jane talks about using simple signs and how that integrates into spoken language. 
May 14, 2020
High Tech, Low Tech, and No Tech Episode #2
Jane goes into detail explaining the differences in High Tech, Low Tech, and No Tech devices and their forms of communication. And, how they apply to teaching. 
May 13, 2020
Jane's Learning Plans Launch
Jane is a Speech Language Pathologist committed to the training and the assisting of SLPs, Teachers, and parents. This podcast is designed to share tools and techniques that help develop language and cultivate communication with your children. We strive to be a great resource for parents, teachers, and SLPs. 
May 13, 2020