Communication temptations are a type of manipulating the environment or incidental teaching that involve caregiver tempting or luring child to talk.  These are good for increasing initiation, social skills, such as asking for help, or asking questions.  Communication temptations often require starting something, pausing, and waiting until child does something.Image

examples: Put a desired object on high shelf, encouraging child to ask for it. Put a desired object in a tight jar. Give child just a few legos and wait for him to ask for more.
“Accidentally” do things, like walk past the room, don’t turn on the light, etc.