Video 1.19: Routine in a program – singing with friends


Luke participates in singing a favorite song with the facilitation of his speech therapist. She encourages peer interaction and has Luke choose which verse of the song to sing (running time: 1 min. 49 sec.).


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This video shows a speech therapist facilitating a music activity for Luke a 3 year old boy with language delays and his peers in the classroom.

Speech Therapist:

Should we sing the wipers, Luke, or the people go up and down? Which one?


The babies.

Speech Therapist:

Luke says up and down. It’ll be your turn to pick next. You ready? Ok.

[singing] The people on the bus go up and down, up and down, up and down. The people on the bus go up and down all through the town.


I want the ball.

Speech Therapist:

Right now we’re going to sing another part of The Wheels on the Bus. Luke, I want you to pick. Ava, wants to sing the babies on the bus. Can we do babies? Yeah? Say, “Yes, Ava. Yes, Ava, we’ll do the babies.”

[singing] The babies on the bus say Waah Waah Waah Waah Waah Waah Waah Waah Waah. Babies on the bus say Waah Waah Waah all through the town.