Language, 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… Continue reading Springtime Obstacle Course for Speech Therapy

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Speech Therapy Theme Review: Spring

Springtime in speech therapy...couldn't think of a better time!  We have the choice to do speech therapy outside in the sunshine or continue to work inside next to a sunny window.  With spring here, there are so many different topics we can discuss in speech therapy.  Weather, flowers, birds, bugs, gardening, season, picnics are just a few! Book… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Spring

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Speech Therapy Theme Review: Dinosaurs

We proved good speech is not extinct during dinosaur week!  I have never seen so many boys excited about speech therapy as I saw last week. Books for Speech Therapy I had THREE different books that I used throughout the week. The most popular was "What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night: A Very Messy Adventure." … Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Dinosaurs

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My List of “Must Haves” for the Traveling Speech Therapist

I have been a traveling speech therapist for the better part of 10 years.  During that time, I have learned the "ins and outs" of having a successful day when your vehicle is your office.  There are many more "must haves" but these are the basics! 1.  Phone and charger:  This seems like an obvious… Continue reading My List of “Must Haves” for the Traveling Speech Therapist

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Rainbow Craftivities for Speech Therapy

St Patty's Day is rapidly approaching!  I love this holiday.  Not sure if all redheads are genetically wired to like the holiday or if it's just me.  Either way, I don't care.  Since I am off on March 17th , we celebrated a little early in our speech therapy sessions.  I took one craft and… Continue reading Rainbow Craftivities for Speech Therapy

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Speech Therapy Theme Review: St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day is such a fun theme to use in your speech therapy sessions.  Maybe it's the leprechauns or the rainbows or the much sought after pot of gold!  We had fun this week with all things green and gold...and a little rainbow! Book: The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover is always a favorite. … Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: St. Patrick’s Day

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Speech Therapy Theme Review: Dr. Seuss

How can you not celebrate "Read Across America" and Dr. Seuss's birthday in speech therapy?!  I use books EVERY week in my speech therapy sessions!  I love to hear which Dr. Seuss's books are favorites of the kids.  I introduced 2 new ones to my lesson plans this year...no, make that THREE new books!!!  Let's… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Dr. Seuss