Articulation, Hands On Therapy Activities, Language, Parent Tips

Parent Tip: Using Games to Encourage Speech and Language

Last week, I talked about using puzzles to work on your child's speech. This week we are talking board games! Each and every household has at least 1 game. No video games are allowed in this!  Without further delay, let's get to business! 1. Candyland:  I SUPER PUFFY HEART Candyland for VARIOUS reasons!!  I like… Continue reading Parent Tip: Using Games to Encourage Speech and Language

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Thoughts from a Speech Pathologist About Social Distancing

My daughter and I went to Buc-ee’s last weekend. (If you are not from Texas, it is this giant gas station that has it’s own brands of snacks, cheap fountain drinks, yummy BBQ sandwiches, and FUDGE!). This blog post has taken a detour hasn’t it? It wasn’t meant to be an ode to the famous… Continue reading Thoughts from a Speech Pathologist About Social Distancing

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Thoughts from a Traveling Speech Pathologist

In the last few days, a lot has happened in our world. Kids have lost all routine and structure that they are used to. Parents and caregivers have also lost that daily routine. Now you have parents trying to figure out the best way to help their child with school. To top it off, everything… Continue reading Thoughts from a Traveling Speech Pathologist

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Language & The Movies: Cars

At the time of this blog post, we are living in a very uncertain world. Will the kids ever go back to school? Will my business continue growing? How will I remain safe and healthy while still maintaining QUALITY therapy visits each week? All of this being said, I realize we will be spending a… Continue reading Language & The Movies: Cars

Books for Speech Therapy

Using “Snail Mail” in Speech Therapy

“Snail Mail” was my book share choice on Instagram this week. While it does explain the mail system accurately, it is a cute book to read during your mail carrier theme in speech therapy. The story of 4 snails (all with different personalities) take on the huge task of traveling across the country to deliver… Continue reading Using “Snail Mail” in Speech Therapy

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Using “The Magic of Friendship Snow” for Social Skills

Many children with language delays struggle to make true friends in throughout elementary and middle school. Sometimes, children don't pick up on the social cues or social routines of making a friend. Other times, they lack the confidence to make friends because they don't have the social skills. This is where a speech therapist can… Continue reading Using “The Magic of Friendship Snow” for Social Skills

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How I Decrease Missed Speech Therapy Visits as a Traveling Speech Language Pathologist

Picture this: You got up early to plan or double check your plans for today’s sessions. Your bag is packed. Your car is loaded down with toys and other necessities for the day. You are rocking along in the morning. You pull up to your 2nd visit of the morning which happens to be at… Continue reading How I Decrease Missed Speech Therapy Visits as a Traveling Speech Language Pathologist

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Why I Use A Paper Planner: The Traveling SLP

A paper planner is this traveling SLP’s jam. There is nothing better than a brand new planner at the beginning of the year, just waiting to be written in. I tried the whole phone calendar thing, but I prefer to see everything written out in my handwriting with colored pens. Who else is with me?… Continue reading Why I Use A Paper Planner: The Traveling SLP

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Practical Gifts for the Traveling Speech Pathologist

I have been a traveling speech pathologist for 10 years now. That doesn't even include the time I spent working in the school system and traveling between schools. Out of my seven years of being a school based SLP, 6 of those years had me dragging materials between at least 2 campuses. To say I… Continue reading Practical Gifts for the Traveling Speech Pathologist

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Book Review for the SLPreneur: Business Boutique

If you are thinking about starting a business, you need this book. If you are already in business, you need this book. After reading "Business Boutique," I decided every SLPreneur needs this book! I wish 8 years ago when I started Speech Chick Therapy, I had this book in my life. It's that good! So… Continue reading Book Review for the SLPreneur: Business Boutique

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SLPreneur Saturday with Sparkly Speech Girl

It's that time of the month again! I am bringing you another fabulous SLPreneur who is rocking the field of speech pathology. Today, Kandice from Sparkly Speech Girl was nice enough to answer some questions for me. When I met on her IG, she was an SLP in California. But this year, she moved to… Continue reading SLPreneur Saturday with Sparkly Speech Girl