I went to a great 3-day workshop a few months ago given by a wonderful organization called Hanen. I am now a certified trainer in the parent education program called, "More Than Words." There are many strategies from the program that have already been blogged about. Below are the strategies and the links to the posts describing them.
Parallel Talk and Self Talk:
Interpret Your Child's Message
Follow Your Child's Lead
Kristin Meadows, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist at Rockburn Elementary School in Elkridge, MD. In the past, she has taught at Ducketts Lane Elementary, Worthington Elementary, Gorman Crossing Elementary, and Elkridge Elementary. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and obtained both a B.A. and M.S. from Loyola University in Maryland.