Observe when other children are near the infant.
No elicitation needed.
The infant stares at the child with intense interest and begins to move and vocalize in an apparent attempt to get the child’s attention.
Show siblings how to “talk” to the baby through imitation of the sounds the baby makes. Tell them to give the baby time to respond. The siblings will feel powerful when they discover they can get the baby to talk.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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