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AcademicÊ CommunicationÊ Associates,Ê Inc.Ê 40 LANGUAGE AND AUDITORY PROCESSING Adventures in Pragmatic Problem-Solving Stories and Language Activities for Children Larry J. Mattes and Debe Eddo Ages 5 through 10 The short stories and thinking activities in this volume can be used to help children develop functional problem-solving skills and effective strategies for communicating in situations where problems are encountered. The following skills are emphasized: • Verbalizing solutions for problems • Identifying causes for problems • Identifying consequences of behavior • Recognizing the viewpoints of others The picture story activities require the child to suggest solutions for problems, resolve conflicts, and make decisions that might affect the feelings of others. Problems that children are likely to encounter in real life are emphasized. Adventures in Pragmatic Problem Solving #4054-C23 Printed Book $37.00 #4054CD-C23 Complete Book on CD $37.00 #4054BCD-C23 Book and CD $52.00 Starblaster Language Development Game Ages 9 through 17 This game challenges students to think as they use vocabulary in a variety of ways to communicate information. As students travel through the universe, they must formulate questions, categorize words, make comparisons, define words, and solve problems. The complete kit includes a colorful, hard-back game board, spinner, playing cards, and playing instructions. #499912-C23 Starblaster Language Development Game $38.00 Builds language and thinking skills! Volcano Island A Game for Vocabulary and Verbal Reasoning Skills Ages 8 through 17 Build oral language and verbal reasoning skills as children define words, describe characteristics of nouns, events, and situations, and make comparisons. The activities are perfect for students with word retrieval problems and children who have difficulty using vocabulary effectively to convey information. The complete kit includes a full-color game board, playing cards, markers, and an instruction booklet. #499915-C23 Volcano Island $38.00