WORD FINDING HIERARCHY OF STRATEGIES
adapted from the Word Finding Intervention Program
What is Nature 120?
We are a group of educators and therapists who believe that children and adults thrive when they eat properly, breathe well, sleep soundly and engage nature in unstructured, open-ended, playful ways. We have been profoundly moved by our experiences with children from different racial, cultural, socio-economic and neurological backgrounds. There is a growing body of research that supports what we have seen. When we open up opportunities for children to play without imposed structure in a natural setting, and we mindfully insert minimal, simple exercises to sharpen awareness around eating and breathing, we see them effortlessly soften, heal, connect, learn and grow. It’s breathtaking to witness.
Here are additional resources speaking to the importance of spending time outdoors: