Teaching Verbal & Nonverbal Communication Skills in SPED


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Why is communication important in special education?

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1. Which of the following is an aspect of verbal communication?

2. Giving students plenty of practice in _____ can help improve their verbal communication.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take a look at the questions we've included in this quiz/worksheet combo if you need a quick way to assess your understanding of how to teach verbal and non verbal communication skills in SPED. You'll need to remember the importance of communication in special education and the thing that must be practiced for the improvement of a students' verbal communication skills.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Our short quiz will allow you to see if you know:

  • Why communication is important in special education
  • An aspect of verbal communication
  • The thing that students can practice to improve their verbal communication skills
  • The disability diagnosis that often makes nonverbal communication challenging
  • What can help students learn more about facial expressions

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an aspect of verbal communication
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding which diagnosis can make nonverbal communication more difficult and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the tool that helps students understand facial expressions better

Additional Learning

Check out our short lesson called Teaching Verbal & Nonverbal Communication Skills in SPED if you'd like to review this subject in greater detail. We've created this lesson to assist you in achieving these goals:

  • Outline how a special education teacher must work with students on verbal skills
  • Detail some activities that help develop vocabulary in SPED students
  • Discuss activities teachers can use to help students develop their oral language skills