Books for Speech Therapy, Language Tips, Parent Tips

Use “Wreck this Journal” in Speech Therapy

My daughter bought a “Wreck this Journal” several months ago at a book store. I really did not know much about them. Then, she asked for another one for Christmas. So, I started looking at them. Man!!! How cool would these be to use in speech therapy?! Yes, even as a mother, I look at EVERYTHING from an SLP viewpoint. …

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Articulation Tips, Hands On Therapy Activities, Language Tips, Parent Tips

Tips for Enriching Language with Halloween Candy!

It’s Halloween!  It’s probably #2 on the scale of “The Best Day of My Life” that every kid has.  And all you can think about is, “What the heck am I gonna do with all that candy?”   Well, you are in luck.  I just happen to think about writing this post just for parents (and SLPs) like you!  Not parents like …

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Language Tips, Parent Tips

Springtime Obstacle Course for Speech Therapy

Obstacle courses are so much fun in speech therapy! When I worked in the schools, I LOVED doing them…yes, like super big puffy heart loved them! I don’t do them much in the home setting because it’s just too hard to drag all that stuff from house to house.  Parents, don’t think this is just for speech therapists!  You too …

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Language Tips, Parent Tips

Easy Fridge Fun for Language Skills

If you have kids at home, chances are good they are constantly in the fridge!  Why not turn the fridge into a “language hub?”  We have a set of alphabet magnets on our fridge.  Both of my kids (15 and 10) love to create new phrases with the letters.  They have to get creative with the spelling since there is …

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Language Tips, Parent Tips

Speech Therapy Tip: Flashlights & Language 

Last week, I wrote about how to use flashlights for articulation practice. The post was meant for speech therapists as well as parents. Now we are talking language and flashlights during speech therapy! This one can be set up similar to the articulation post but depending on what the child is practicing, it may look different. To see how to …

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