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Why Am I A Traveling Speech Therapist?

Why am I a traveling speech therapist?  Why do I choose to leave the comfort of my home office to see kids in their home or daycare? Why don't I just work for the schools?  I often ask myself this very question...especially during the winter...or heavy rainstorms.  When the weather stinks, the day tends to drag.  I… Continue reading Why Am I A Traveling Speech Therapist?

Themed Speech Therapy

Ladybug Fun in Speech Therapy

A ladybug theme is perfect for spring speech therapy sessions!  Those adorable little spotted insects are loved by {MOST} kids!  Between the books and crafts, the students stay engaged.  Which makes me feel super productive! Ladybug Books for Speech Therapy "The Very Lazy Ladybug" is a great little story that teaches laziness can keep you… Continue reading Ladybug Fun in Speech Therapy

Themed Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy Theme Review: Bugs Part 1

Our theme this past week in speech therapy was bugs. Kids either love them or hate them! I have a couple that definitely dislike them. But that gave us an opportunity to talk about how we can dislike something but still appropriately react (no, running through the house because a fly flew by is not… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Bugs Part 1

Organized SLP

Speech Therapy Theme Organization

I have been in the field of speech therapy for at least 15 years.  All but ONE year, I have been a traveling therapist of some sort.  Whether I traveled between schools or homes, I've always traveled.  In that time, I have been through at least 5 organization methods.  Each one worked well...for a while.… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Organization

Hands On Therapy Activities

Plastic Eggs for Speech Therapy (That Are NOT Easter!)

Two days after Easter so what are you doing just sitting there?! Now's the time to stock up on all those plastic eggs for your speech therapy sessions!! What? You think those little plastic eggs can only be used at Easter?! That's crazy talk. Plastic eggs aren't the same as when we were kids. Now… Continue reading Plastic Eggs for Speech Therapy (That Are NOT Easter!)

Articulation, Parent Tips

Using “Flipagram” for Articulation

 I use apps for articulation therapy everyday.  "Little Bee's Articulation Station" is my favorite!  However, sometimes I get tired of using the same pictures and words over and over.  I like to spice it up a little.  Keep the kids interested.  I had used an app called "Flipagram" before to make little videos of my kids. … Continue reading Using “Flipagram” for Articulation

Themed Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy Theme Review: Easter

Easter is just around the corner.  My speech therapy sessions are already prepped and ready to go for next week!  Easter is a fun theme to do in speech therapy.  You can do so much with a package or two of plastic eggs. Books for Speech Therapy The ever popular Old Lady is making a… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Easter

Parent Tips

Six Fun Egg Hunt Ideas To Use This Easter!

Easter's almost here and egg hunts are being prepared everywhere!  But are you tired of the same old boring egg hunt year after year?  Are your kids getting older and that simple egg hunt just isn't fun anymore?  Have no fear!  I have come up some different ways to hunt those little plastic eggs and… Continue reading Six Fun Egg Hunt Ideas To Use This Easter!

Themed Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy Theme Review: Baseball

In Texas, it's a practically a national holiday when Texas Rangers baseball is back.  Why not have fun with opening day in your speech therapy sessions?!  I am not a big baseball fan, but this theme is a fun one! Book: I love this book!  It's a super cute story about how the smallest duckling… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Baseball

Parent Tips

Easter Basket Ideas that Encourage Language Skills

With Easter right around the corner, parents are busy preparing Easter baskets for their little ones. At Christmas time, I often get the question, "What can I get my child that help his language skills?" But I never get this question at Easter. As parents, we tend to spend quite a chunk of money on… Continue reading Easter Basket Ideas that Encourage Language Skills