It's Alright to Ask for Help

Jim Newton & Noel Paul Stookey


This song can be used in lots of settings with lots of different goals in mind, such as addressing receptive/expressive language skills, using call and response, identifying common objects and practicing common first words, working on “WH” questions, aiding self-expression and play, interactive singing and decreasing anxiety.


Hospital Setting:

Increase participation through interactive singing and call and response

Clinical Setting:

Improve receptive/expressive language skills by labeling common objects, vocalizing sounds, and through call and response cueing

School Setting:

Improve receptive/expressive language skills by identifying objects/pictures by pointing/naming/matching, identifying colors, answering questions, and vocalizing sounds; Address appropriate social skills and social interaction; Attend to book/story