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An Alternative to “Elf on the Shelf” for the Traveling SLP

  It’s that wonderful… scratch that.  It’s THAT time of year.  Fellow SLP, you know what I’m talking about.  The craziness of busy schedules, the chaos, the KIDS! Kids have a 6th sense when it comes to the holidays.  Even if they can’t read a calendar, they know!  Many parents use Elf on the Shelf to help with behavior at …

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Parent Tips

Dear Santa, Please Bring Me What My SLP Recommends! Part 1 Board Games

Christmas is just around the corner.  This is also the time of year that I get the question, “What would you recommend for my child?”  As an SLP, I am ALWAYS going to recommend engaging, NON-TECHNOLOGY based toys and games…ALWAYS!  Parents are so wrapped up in IPads, tablets and all the apps that go with them.  What about a good …

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Antics of the Speech Chick, SLPreneuer

What’s in a Name? 5 Tips for Naming Your Speech Therapy Business

What is in a name?  You want to start a business, whether it’s a speech therapy practice or a TPT store, but you don’t know what to name it.  A while back I wrote a blog post about why I named my practice Speech Chick Therapy.  (Here’s the link to it.).   Lots of thought went into naming my practice. …

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Parent Tips

Why I Don’t Like Flashcards: An SLP’s Perspective

Ok, so let me start by saying I don’t hate flashcards. I’m not on a crusade to put Mr. Millionaire Flashcard Man out of business. From the perspective of an SLP, flashcards have a time and a place just like puzzles and pretend play. There are some great ones out there. I do recommend them…to SOME kids. When I Don’t …

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Themed Speech Therapy

Simple Bat Crafts for Speech Therapy

With Halloween just around the corner, it is a perfect time for a bat theme in speech therapy!  I had a bat theme last week which ended up being a big hit…especially these two crafts!  I posted the pictures of a couple of children’s finished products and they were quickly LOVED!  So I figured, I would write a blog post …

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