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Early Communication Tutorial - Content of Communication
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Critical Components

Content of Communication

In order for communication to occur, there needs to be something to communicate about. This content can include people, objects, actions, events, locations, or attributes. Children first communicate about the here and now, what motivates them and what happens frequently. Following are some ways to find topics to talk about.

Hill, C., Stremel, K. & Schutz, R.

Activities that provide things to talk about.

See Section on Activities for information and resources for these activities.
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