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Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: School Supplies

“Get in loser.  We’re going shopping!”  Shopping for school supplies that is!!  I have no idea what it is about walking the aisles of my local office supply store that is absolutely calming and satisfying.  (Please tell me I am not the only one!)  I laugh when a sales associate ask me if I need help.  Please…I know this store better …

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Test Kit Organization for the SLP

Let’s face it, SLP friends.  You get a testing kit (that costs buckets of $$$)… and it comes in a cardboard box?  Is that really the best the assessment company could do-cardboard box that rips with each use.  Before you know you are chasing that stinkin’ bouncy ball from the PLS kit around your room or worse…down the hall…or retrieving …

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Setting Up Thematic Speech Therapy: Part 4

You’ve gotten through the hard parts of setting up a thematic unit for speech therapy out of the way. Now, comes the easy part! I like to add supplemental activities to my sessions. Quick little 5 minute activities that can be used at the end of a session. Soemtimes, they are seen as a reward. Other times, just a little …

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Setting Up Thematic Speech Therapy: Part 3

You have your theme picked out and your books are ready for speech therapy…Now what? Easy!  Review your clients’ goals.  If you have a large caseload (ahem…school based SLPs!), this could take a little bit of time.  If you are in private practice or home health, it may not take you as long.  Make notes of what you need to …

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