Articulation, Parent Tips

Light Switch Articulation: Tips for Parents

Parents often struggle with working on articulation at home.  Most parents will correct their child during day to day interactions-which is GREAT!  But the trouble is making it fun!  I have come up with a few ideas in the past to work on articulation such as using flashlights.  Today's tip is equally as easy!  All… Continue reading Light Switch Articulation: Tips for Parents


Letter Board Fun in Speech Therapy

Last summer, the light box was the hit of the classroom.  This has been the summer of the letter board.  All the craft stores have.  Heck, even Walmart and Target are getting in on the fun!  I found my letter board at Walmart earlier in the summer.  I work out of my house so mine… Continue reading Letter Board Fun in Speech Therapy

Parent Tips

National Waffle Day Fun!

Did you know that today is National Waffle Day?  I know...I'm not sure why the banks didn't shut down either.  While I am not a big breakfast eater, I sure do love a good waffle.  So today in honor of this "major" holiday, I am bringing you some fun ideas to use with the kids! … Continue reading National Waffle Day Fun!

Themed Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy Theme Review: Zoo Animals

Zoo Animal week in speech therapy was WILD!  (Yes, I know that was the easy and obvious joke.)   It was fun and very engaging for the kids...which is when the best language comes out!  Here's what we did this past week! Zoo Books for Speech Therapy If Anything Ever Goes Wrong at the Zoo I… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Zoo Animals

Organized SLP

Work From Home? Home Office Makeover

If you follow me on Instagram, you saw some posts of my home office makeover. Let me give you a little background on my home office. We moved 4 years ago into my childhood home. My parents had moved out and the house was vacant. So we sold our house in a little neighborhood about… Continue reading Work From Home? Home Office Makeover

Themed Speech Therapy

Cow Craft for Speech Therapy

Last week, our theme in speech therapy was farm animals.  One of my favorite books to use in therapy is "Click, Clack Moo: Cows that Type."  I use it with my school age kids.  After I explain what a typewriter is, the kids enjoy the book.  This is the first year for this craft to be… Continue reading Cow Craft for Speech Therapy

Organized SLP

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. … Continue reading Speech Chick’s Friday Favs: School Supplies

Books for Speech Therapy

Using “Chrysanthemum” in Speech Therapy

So basically every speech therapist on my Instagram feed is going back to school this week.  When I worked in the schools, I LOVED to use "Chrysanthemum" in our first week speech therapy sessions.  Like super puffy heart loved it!  In fact, I used a few of Kevin Henkes' books during those first few weeks. … Continue reading Using “Chrysanthemum” in Speech Therapy