Grade: Elementary

#3881. Using the new observation checklist of adult language (OCAL)

Language, level: Middle
Posted Sun Feb 4 19:26:51 PST 2007 by Harvey Firestone (
self, Crystal River, FL
Materials Required: a copy of the 2007 OCAL
Activity Time: up to 1 1/2 hrs , as short as 10 minutes
Concepts Taught: 14 paradigms, 346 checklist items to be turned into therapy

you can select among any of 14 areas including oculesics, haptics, pre-language, etc. each section has qauntifiable results. using all or just one of the catagories, you can select multiple or single obsrvation units to plan lessons and therapy for language and some speech acquisition in non-speaking populations. works in MR/DD, autism/, brain damage, ADHD, psych problems, etc. for ages 7 and up to old adults. Instructions in IEP, curriculum and team planning are also included.