Themed Speech Therapy

Cute Cactus Craft for Speech Therapy

Today, my daughter turns 16. In honor of her birthday, I am bringing you a craft you can use in speech therapy inspired by one of her favorite things-cactus! This one could easily be adapted for articulation or language. So have fun with it! Here's What You Need The wiggle eyes are completely optional.  I… Continue reading Cute Cactus Craft for Speech Therapy

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Mermaid Tail Craft for Speech Therapy

A couple of weeks ago, I did a theme on mermaids for the girls on my speech therapy caseload. The boys did pirates so I figured why not? This craft was so much fun and really cute when it was finished!  You could easily use the craft for your articulation or language clients. Here's What… Continue reading Mermaid Tail Craft for Speech Therapy

SLP FUN!!

Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: Podcasts

Something I recently discovered is the podcast. Now I'm addicted! Like seriously, "get in my car and start a motivating podcast and never switch to the radio" addicted. I listen to mostly business related podcasts that are by women. I guess that is what I am drawn to since I am a female business owner.… Continue reading Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: Podcasts

Hands On Therapy Activities, Parent Tips

Language Skills with a Dash of Lemonade

Let's face it.  Kids don't always want to work on language skills at home.  They want to play their video games.  Text or "Snappy Chat" their friends.  Yes, you read that right..."Snappy Chat."  If you are lucky, they enjoy reading.  But working on talking, answering questions, describing?  That's a big NO.  But it's ok.  Sometimes… Continue reading Language Skills with a Dash of Lemonade

Hands On Therapy Activities

Pirate Crafts for Speech Therapy

If you haven't noticed by now, I freakin LOVE using crafts in my speech therapy sessions!  So guess what?  The pirate themed week was no different!  I actually had two crafts I could switch between, depending on the goals of my clients. Paper Plate Pirate Craft for Speech Therapy I used this one for my… Continue reading Pirate Crafts for Speech Therapy

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Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: Books

While I try to read as much as I can, it doesn't always work out. But today, I am bringing you five of my favorite books (make that recent favorites). Not all are speech therapy related or business related. Some are just for fun.  Summer's not quite over for you school SLPs, so you still have… Continue reading Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: Books

Hands On Therapy Activities

Nerf Guns and Speech Therapy

In honor of my son's birthday, I thought I would take one of his favorite things and use it for speech therapy.  He loves his Nerf guns as most boys his age do.  But Nerf guns could also be a super motivating item to use during therapy...as long you establish rules and keep the chaos… Continue reading Nerf Guns and Speech Therapy

Parent Tips

Parent Tips: Bath Time and Speech

Parents always ask me for tips to work on their child's language skills at home.  One of my favorite parent tips is bath time!!  Bath time is a great time to work on your child's language and articulation skills.  If you have a young child, parent supervision is already needed while they are in the tub. … Continue reading Parent Tips: Bath Time and Speech

What the SLP wore

Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: Accessories

The best part of any outfit is what you put with it.  Today's Friday Favorites are brought to you by accessories!  Even though I work with kids (some that are very little), I still like to look professional in my scrubs.  Scrubs can make me look frumpy and careless.  Put a pair of scrubs with… Continue reading Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: Accessories

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Train Craft for Speech Therapy

A couple of weeks ago, I did a train craft for speech therapy.  The boys loved it!  I am not sure what it is about boys and trains.  But I have discovered that anything train related is an absolute YES with my speech therapy clients!!  It helps that this was a simple craft too! This… Continue reading Train Craft for Speech Therapy