Books for Speech Therapy, Language

“Light Up Language” in Speech Therapy

Finding ways to keep kids engaged and interested in speech therapy can be a tricky feat for even the most creative SLP.  After you have spent countless hours on creating ridiculously fabulous lessons (Great job, by the way!), there will always be that one kid that is like "Meh."  Or maybe you are the SLP… Continue reading “Light Up Language” in Speech Therapy

Themed Speech Therapy

Apple Tree Craft for Speech Therapy

This past week, we had an apple  theme for speech therapy.  We had a sweet smelling sensory bin and some other great activities and books!  But I did love this cute apple tree that I was able to make with most of my caseload.  It helped that it was super easy to prep! Materials Needed: 1… Continue reading Apple Tree Craft for Speech Therapy

Themed Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy Fun: Wheels on the Bus

Last week, I did a back to school theme even though many of my speech therapy clients do not attend school.  My older clients (that attend school) read "The Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books."  But my littles (tots through early preschool) are just not appropriate for that book.  So we had a week with "Wheels… Continue reading Speech Therapy Fun: Wheels on the Bus

SLP FUN!!

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!

Books for Speech Therapy

Favorite Back to School Books for Speech Therapy

Going to back to school this week? Not sure what you want to do during your speech therapy sessions? I got you covered! While I may not be a school-based SLP anymore, I still have my favorites! I try to incorporate them with my private clients that I see after school hours.  These books are… Continue reading Favorite Back to School Books 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

Themed Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy Theme Review: Crayons and Articulation

The kids are back in school so what better time to talk about colors in speech therapy?!  My littles focus on color-sorting things by color, learning basic colors, etc.  But my school kids are just too old for that.  So we used the theme of crayons in our speech therapy sessions. Book for Speech Therapy… Continue reading Speech Therapy Theme Review: Crayons and Articulation